Stuffed Apricots

These warm apricots are delicious served with vanilla ice milk or crème anglaise. For an alcohol-free version of this dish, substitute an equal amount of apricot or peach nectar for the white wine.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 1 hour 5 minutesDifficulty: Medium


Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 4 ripe apricots
  • ⅓ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup soft butter
  • 1 egg white
  • ¼ cup ground almonds
  • ⅛ cup bread crumbs
  • ½ cup white wine

Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F and spray a casserole dish large enough to fit 8 apricot halves snugly in one layer lightly with nonstick spray.
  • Cut the apricots in half and remove the stones. Place the apricot halves cut side up in the prepared baking dish.
  • In a bowl, cream the sugar and butter together until fluffy. Beat in the egg white, then stir in the almonds and bread crumbs.
  • Place a scoop of the almond filling on top of each apricot, then pour the white wine around the apricots.
  • Bake the apricots, uncovered, basting every 10 minutes with the liquid at the bottom of the pan, until the fruit is tender and the topping is brown, about 45 minutes.