Grilled Peaches with Mascarpone Whipped Cream

Grilled peaches topped with mascarpone whipped cream and a caramel drizzle is a fruit dessert that’s like summer in a bowl. This dessert is wonderful to add to a summer cookout menu.

Grilled Peaches with Mascarpone Whipped Cream

This dessert is wonderful to add to a summer cookout menu. It’s simple and easy and takes advantage of in-season peaches, one of the best things about summer in the south.

Grilled Peaches with Mascarpone Whipped Cream

The mascarpone whipped cream can be made ahead of time and the peaches can be placed on the grill with burgers or hot dogs or whatever you are grilling for your meal.

Grilled Peaches with Mascarpone Cheese

You want to use medium ripe peaches. If they’re too ripe they might get mushy and fall apart when grilled. Not ripe enough and they will be like rocks, without any flavor or sweetness.

Grilled Peaches with Mascarpone Cheese

As the peaches grill, they will get tender and sweeten up some.

Grilled Peaches with Mascarpone Cheese

To add some flavor contrast, I sprinkled the peaches with ground cinnamon and ancho chili powder before I grilled them. Ancho chili powder is a great spice to use with sweeter foods because it has lots of smokiness and a slightly sweet and fruity flavor, but not much heat. It’s perfectly suitable as a flavor enhancer for just about any food cooked on the grill.

Grilled Peaches with Mascarpone Whipped Cream

If you haven’et made mascarpone whipped cream before, it is the stuff that dreams are made of. Thicker and creamier than whipped cream on its own.

Drizzle some store bought or homemade caramel sauce on top for a sweet and delicious grilled fruit dessert.

Grilled Peaches with Mascarpone Whipped Cream

Grilled Peaches with Mascarpone Whipped Cream
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Grilled Peaches with Mascarpone Whipped Cream
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 
An easy summer dessert of grilled peaches topped with fresh mascarpone whipped cream and caramel sauce.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Calories: 195 kcal
Author: Christin Mahrlig
Ingredients
  • 4 medium-ripe peaches, cut in half and pits removed
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ancho chili powder
  • 1/2 cup mascarpone cheese
  • 1/2 cup chilled whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 cup caramel sauce, store bought or homemade
  • mint for garnish
Instructions
  1. Heat grill to medium. Sprinkle cinnamon and ancho chili powder on cut sides of peaches.
  2. Place peaches cut side down on grill and grill for 4 to 5 minutes. Flip over and grill another 4 to 5 minutes. Remove from grill and place on a serving platter.
  3. Using an electric mixer, beat mascarpone cheese and whipping cream until the mixture starts to thicken. While continuing to beat, gradually add sugar. Keep beating until mixture is fairly stiff. Chill until ready to use.
  4. To serve, place a large spoonful of mascarpone cream where the pit was on each peach and drizzle with desired amount of caramel sauce.
Nutrition Facts
Grilled Peaches with Mascarpone Whipped Cream
Amount Per Serving
Calories 195
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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18 thoughts on “Grilled Peaches with Mascarpone Whipped Cream

  1. Wow, this looks incredible, Christin! I can’t get enough peaches when they are in season and I love the idea of grilling them! I can just imagine how flavorful and juicy they would be and with that marscarpone whipped cream – oh my goodness..sounds heavenly! Pinned!

  2. Well considering I love peaches, mascarpone whipped cream and caramel I think it’s safe to say I would love these πŸ™‚ haha These look amazing! And so pretty too!

  3. Christin! These are amazing! What a great way to use up peaches that aren’t quite ripe enough yet. I bet that grilling them brings out the sugars. And I must try this whipped mascarpone whipped cream! Such pretty pictures.

  4. Oh my gosh, grilled fruit is SUCH a thing nowaday’s. You being from the South it would only make sense that you would grill peaches! I can hardly stand how amazing these look, Christin! That lovely mascarpone, that gorg caramel drizzle….ahhh! Get in moi belly! πŸ˜‰ Pinned.

  5. Right now I can’t think of a more delicious summer dessert. Love the idea of serving these at a BBQ. So easy and yet so impressive as well. This one is definitely getting pinned and shared! I love it!:-)

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