Peach recipes: These desserts and cold drinks offer refreshment in summer

In summer, peaches are in high season. That’s why we offer you 9 light peach recipes for sugar-sweet desserts and cold drinks that offer refreshment. Sweeten your life with a peach cake or a sheet cake with quark, mix peach iced tea for family celebrations and add variety to breakfast with a peach smoothie. In the article you will also find peach ice cream recipes for your garden party.

Peach recipes: three variations for light and airy cakes

Peach cake recipes three variations for melba and yogurt and passion fruit

Are you celebrating a birthday with friends or just want to surprise the family with a light, light dessert? Then there is the peach cake. We give you three variants with which you can get through the summer tasty and refreshed. The peach passion fruit cake gives the menu an exotic touch, the peach yoghurt cake is fruity with seasonal fruit from the garden and the peach melba cake is the combination of peaches and berries that set the tone. All ingredients listed are for 12 servings.

Peach and passion fruit cake with whipped cream

Surprise the family with a fruity dessert. The recipe for the “Pavlova” cake with passion fruit, peaches and edible violet blossoms is super simple and even suitable for beginners. You need the following ingredients:

  • 150 ml egg white (you will need about 4 medium-sized eggs)
  • 220 g powdered sugar
  • 3 teaspoons of cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon white wine vinegar
  • 300 ml whipped cream
  • 2 large peaches, cut into pieces
  • 3-4 passion fruit, 2 passion fruit cut into pieces, 2 pureed
  • Violets or other edible flowers

Preparation: Preheat the oven to 150 degrees Celsius with convection. In the meantime, separate the eggs. It is very important that you separate the egg whites cleanly and that they are at room temperature. Then put it in a clean bowl and beat it with the hand mixer until stiff. Then gradually add the icing sugar while stirring constantly on medium heat. Then stir the meringue mixture for another 3 minutes at full speed until foamy. At the end add the cornstarch and white wine vinegar to the meringue mixture and stir in. Pour the meringue mixture into a cake tin and place in the oven. Reduce the heat to 120 degrees Celsius and bake the Pavlova cake base for 1 hour. Then switch off the oven and let the cake base cool down in it for 40 minutes. Put the whipped cream and the pureed passion fruit on the cake and garnish with the peaches and the passion fruit pieces.

Peach yogurt cake with whipped cream

Homemade peach quark cake with cream

Creamy, fruity, refreshing and not too sweet: the peach yoghurt cake is the perfect summer dessert that your guests will be happy to treat themselves to a second piece. You need the following ingredients:

  • 285 g shortbread biscuits
  • 6 teaspoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 medium-sized ripe peaches, quartered
  • 4 packs of gelatin
  • 240 ml of cold water, divided into two glasses
  • 200 ml yoghurt mixed with 700 g quark
  • once 250 g of sugar and another 135 g of sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 120 ml whipped cream
  • 2 drops of food coloring, orange
  • 160 ml of hot water
  • 240 ml Prosecco

Preparation: Grease a springform pan with a diameter of 20 cm. Halve and chop the shortbread biscuits. This is how it works: First put the biscuits in a freezer bag. Then close the freezer bag and roll over it with a rolling pin. Optional: Put the biscuits in a deep bowl and then grind them with a hand blender. Then add the melted butter and stir to a smooth mass. Put the butter biscuit base in the springform pan, distribute it evenly and refrigerate for an hour. Put 3 peach quarters in a bowl, puree finely and then pass through a sieve. In another small bowl, mix 120 ml of cold water and 2 sachets of gelatine and leave to soak for 5 minutes. Then place the bowl in the microwave for 30 seconds at 800 watts until the gelatin is completely dissolved. In a bowl, add the quark and yoghurt, 250 g sugar, vanilla extract and lemon juice and stir to a smooth mass. Add the cream and melted gelatin and beat to a fluffy cream. Take the cake base out of the refrigerator and spread half of the cream on top. Chill for 10 minutes. In the meantime, add 255 g of pureed peaches and the food coloring to the rest of the cream and stir in. Take the cake out of the refrigerator and distribute the second, orange-colored cream layer evenly on the first. Chill for another 10 minutes. Now put the remaining 2 sachets of gelatine together with 120 ml of cold water in a bowl. Let the gelatin swell for 5 minutes, then microwave for 30 seconds. Now add hot water, 135 g sugar and Prosecco to the melted gelatin and let it cool for 5 minutes at room temperature. If foam forms on the surface, remove it with a cake server. Cut the remaining peaches into wedges and cover the cake with them. Spread half of the prosecco gelatine over the top and chill the peach and yoghurt cake for 30 minutes. Then take the cake out of the fridge and spread the other half of the prosecco gelatine over the first. Chill overnight.

Peach melba cake with jam

Peach Melba Tart Bake Recipes for Summer with Berries

Peaches and berries are in the peach melba cake and make it a summery delicacy that is guaranteed to reap compliments. For the cake creation you need the following ingredients:

For the dough:

  • 350 g butter, soft
  • 300 g of sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • 240 g sour cream, at room temperature
  • 400 g flour with baking soda (a mixture of flour and baking soda, self-raising flour, is sold in the UK). Below is the recipe for the self-rising flour
  • 50 g corn flour, sifted
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla sugar

For the peach jam cream:

  • 1 kg (approx. Eight medium-sized peaches), pitted, peeled and cut into small pieces
  • 150 grams of sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla sugar
  • 50 g butter, unsalted
  • 1 teaspoon flour
  • 1 sheet of gelatin
  • 750 g mascarpone

For the cake topper:

  • 100 g butter, unsalted and soft
  • 240 g powdered sugar, sifted
  • 750 g cream cheese, soft
  • 2-3 drops of pink food coloring
  • 2 handfuls of berries for garnish

Preparation of self-rising flour:  Mix 500 g flour, 1 packet of baking powder, 1/3 teaspoon baking soda and a pinch of salt and sieve. The mixture can be kept for six months.

Preparation of the cake: Freeze the berries. Preheat the oven to 160 C and grease a springform pan. Put the butter and sugar in a bowl and mix with the hand blender to a thick mass. Gradually add the eggs and stir with the hand blender. Then stir in the sour cream first, then the vanilla sugar, the self-rising and the cornmeal. Divide the batter in two and bake each cake crust for 55 minutes. Then carefully remove from the springform pan and cut through.

Peach jam recipe: Put the sugar, the peaches, the vanilla sugar and the butter in a pan and bring to the boil. Then reduce the heat and simmer for 20 minutes, stirring constantly. Then stir in the flour and simmer for 2-3 minutes. In the meantime, put the gelatine in a bowl and pour cold water over it. Then let the gelatin swell for 5 minutes and add to the peach mixture. Mix everything well until you get an even mixture.

Assemble the cake: Place a cake base on a cake plate and fix it with a cake ring. Put jam on top and spread some of the berries on top. Put the second shelf on top, carefully press down in the middle and along the edge. Garnish with jam and berries again, then place the third base on top and garnish. Then put the fourth base on top and coat with the cake topping. If you wish, you can divide the coating in two and color the first part pink with food coloring.

Peach ice cream, iced tea and smoothie recipes

Prepare peach recipes for summer iced tea and smoothie and ice cream

In the following we explain how you can make three refreshing drinks yourself. The peach iced tea is an absolute hit in summer. On a hot day there is hardly anything more delicious than peach ice cream. And since summertime is peach time, we’ll also show you how to prepare a delicious, filling and vitamin-rich peach smoothie.

Recipe for peach iced tea

Prepare peach iced tea with mint and fruit recipes

There is hardly a better refreshment in summer than iced tea. Of course you can buy a tea. But it is much healthier and nicer if you make the delicious cold drink yourself. So you can determine what goes into the tea and vary the taste to your liking. Here are the necessary ingredients according to the basic recipe:

  • 3 ripe peaches, pitted and quartered
  • 1 liter of hot water
  • 2 tea bags of black tea
  • 120 g of sugar
  • 250 ml of lukewarm water
  • Ice cubes
  • fresh mint leaves for garnish
  • Juice of half a lemon

Preparation: Put two peaches and the tea bags in a large teapot, pour hot water over them and let them steep for 5 minutes. Then throw away the tea bags. In the meantime, put the sugar, lukewarm water and peach pieces in a saucepan, bring to a boil over medium heat and simmer for half an hour. Then let the syrup cool down at room temperature and sieve it off. Add the lemon juice to the tea and sweeten with the syrup, then chill. Just before serving, take the peach iced tea out of the fridge and garnish with the mint leaves.

Prepare vegan peach ice cream

Homemade peach ice cream recipe for the summer

Homemade ice cream tastes best and is healthy. We give you a recipe for ice cream with peaches. Here are the necessary ingredients:

  • 5 ripe peaches
  • 830 ml coconut milk, cooled
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon, ground
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup for sweetening
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

Preparation: Put all ingredients in a deep bowl and puree finely. Then pour the ice cream mixture into a container, close it and put it in the freezer. Leave there for 4-6 hours until the mass solidifies. Take out of the freezer 10 minutes before serving and let stand at room temperature. Then stir the ice cream mixture until creamy.

Mango and peach smoothe

Peach smoothie recipes for the summer with mango

Start the day with a delicious and filling mango and peach smoothie. You need the following ingredients:

  • 1 large mango
  • 2 large ripe peaches, peeled, pitted and halved
  • Juice of two oranges
  •  Ice cubes

Preparation: Puree all ingredients finely.

Peach recipes: sheet cake, tart and cobbler

Peach Recipes for Sheet Cake and Tart and Cobbler

In the following we present 3 peach recipes for baking. Who says that you have to spend hours in the kitchen to have a successful cake? A peach cake from the tray is welcome by all hobby bakers looking for quick recipes. The peach tart is a delicious alternative to baking sheet cake. And the cobbler, which was originally served as a dessert in the US and Great Britain, has now established itself as one of the most popular desserts.

Peach Recipes: Cobbler

Preparing peach tart recipes for summer desserts

The necessary ingredients for the peach cobbler are:

  • 800 g peaches, pitted and cut into pieces
  • 100 g butter, salted and melted
  • 400 g self-rising flour (see recipe above)
  • 150 grams of sugar
  • 250 ml milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla sugar

Preparation: Mix the flour with the milk, sugar and vanilla sugar in a bowl, but do not knead into a dough. Line a baking pan with parchment paper or grease it and add the flour mixture. Pour the melted butter over (do not stir) and garnish with the peaches. Bake in the oven preheated to 180 degrees Celsius for 45 minutes until golden brown.

Peach tart

Peach Tart with Caramel Prepare Recipe for Dessert

Sugar-sweet and also perfect for afternoon coffee: the peach tart. The necessary ingredients are:

For the dough:

  • 200 g of flour
  • 125 g butter, unsalted
  • 30 g of sugar
  • 1 large egg yolk

For the cream:

  • 350 ml milk
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 50 g brown sugar
  • 15 grams of flour
  • 15 g corn flour
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon, ground

To garnish:

  • 5-6 ripe peaches
  • 50 g butter
  • 50 g brown sugar
  • 50 ml of cream

Preparation: Mix all ingredients for the dough to a smooth mass, if necessary add 1 teaspoon of water. Roll out the dough on a floured worktop and distribute it evenly in a greased tart pan. Let rest for 30 minutes. Preheat the oven to 170 degrees Celsius with convection and bake the tart base for 15 minutes. For the cream, put the milk in a deep saucepan and bring it almost to a boil, then remove it from the heat and let it cool down. In the meantime, mix the egg yolks with the brown sugar and then stir in the flour, cornmeal and cinnamon. Then gradually add the milk and pour the milk mixture into a clean saucepan. Mix over medium heat and stir for 2-3 minutes until the mass thickens. Remove from heat, pour the milk mixture onto the tart base and distribute evenly. Let cool for 4 hours and then garnish with the peaches and cream. To do this, mix the butter, brown sugar and cream in a deep pan and bring to the boil. Simmer for 1 minute and then let cool for 2-3 minutes. Garnish the peach tart with the fruit and pour the brown butter and cream syrup over it.

Peach recipes: Bake cakes from the tray

Peach cake from the sheet - a quick recipe for sheet cakes

You need the following ingredients for the peach sheet cake:

For the cake:

  • 250 g flour divided into two cups of 125 g each
  • 1 packet of baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 100 g butter, soft
  • 150 g powdered sugar
  • 120 ml yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla sugar
  • 120 ml milk

To garnish:

  • 60 g butter, melted
  • 50 g brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  •  4-5 ripe peaches, cut into pieces

Preparation: Grease the baking pan with the melted butter. Scatter the brown sugar and cinnamon over the butter. Cover the bottom and sides of the baking pan with pieces of peach. First mix the dry ingredients for the cake and then mix the liquid ingredients in a separate bowl. Then mix all the ingredients together, stirring constantly, and pour the dough into the baking pan. Bake at 180 degrees Celsius for half an hour and then let cool down at room temperature. Then carefully remove the cake from the baking pan and turn it over.