Michigan peach season: Hot buttered peaches recipe

It’s finally peach season in Michigan, but it won’t last more than a couple of weeks into September! This makes it the perfect time to grab some fresh state grown peaches and get cooking before they’re gone.  And with a large peach having fewer than 70 calories and 3 grams of fiber, it makes for an easy addition to any end of summer meal.

To find the perfect peach, the flesh of the fruit should have a slight give. As a tip, use your whole hand versus the fingertips to check for ripeness since the fruit bruises so easily. Once you have the perfect Vitamin A and C packed peach, try baking up this quick and easy Hot Buttered Peaches recipe to add a sweet treat to your next feast!

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Hot buttered peaches

Ingredients

1 fresh peach

1 tsp. unsalted butter

Divided 2 to 4 tsp. brown sugar

1 lemon

Hot Buttered Peaches

Instructions
1. Halve peaches and remove pit.
2. Cut lemon into ¼ thick slices.
3. Place lemon slices along the bottom of the baking dish.
4. Place peaches in baking dish- skin side down.
5. Top each peach half with 1 or 2 teaspoons brown sugar.
6. Place 1/2 teaspoon butter in the hollow of each peach.
7. Squeeze lemon juice on top of each peach
8. Bake at 375 degrees until peaches are tender (about 30 minutes).
9. Serve warm and enjoy!

Nutritional Information per Serving:
Serving size = 1 peach

Calories 123
Total Fat 4.3 g
Sodium 4.2 mg
Total Carbohydrate 27 g
Dietary Fiber 2.1 g
Protein 0.9 g

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  1. I’ve made these before, they are wonderful. In the South West regions of the States, it is common to add ground Chipotle pepper to the mixure and grill them.

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