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Cinnamon Peach Pancake Topping


Living in Florida, we have access to lots of fresh fruits and vegetables. We have several seasons of great produce. Strawberry season just ended, and peaches are just coming to the market. My wife came home with a half dozen, after a trip to the produce stand. This is a quick recipe that is great for pancakes and waffles. It also pairs well with 4Rivers bourbon maple syrup, for those lucky enough to have a smokehouse near you. (For the record, I am not connected in any way with 4Rivers.)

Ingredients:
3 ripe but firm peaches
1/4 cup water
1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
dash ginger
dash nutmeg

Start with the peaches. The ones I have are slightly smaller than usual. Simply peel, remove the pit, and dice into small pieces. Add water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and add the spices. Simmer until the fruit softens and the water reduces to a thick syrup. Remove from heat.

I like to add a drizzle of syrup, a heaping spoonful of peaches , and a dollup of whipped cream. Enjoy!

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