Peach Melba Recipe

It is almost hard to believe that this great desert is so easy to make. You will be surprise just how little it takes to surprise your family or firends with this homemade wonder – using fresh peaches is an extra treat!

Peach Melba:


  • 1 package of frozen raspberries or strawberries
  • ½ cup currant jelly
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon of cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon of cold water
  • Peach slices
  • Vanilla Ice Cream


  1. Mash raspberries or strawberries in a saucepan.
  2. Add currant jelly, bring to a boil.
  3. Mix cornstarch with cold water and add to mixture.
  4. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until clear – about 5 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat and cool.
  6. Place scoops of vanilla ice cream in a dessert dish, arrange peach slices around it and pour cooled melba sauce over it.

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Hanna Trafford

Hanna is the mother of two grown sons Dan and Dusan Nedelko, and is also the Grandmother to Jax, Cohen and Mila. She is the lead editor of Mama Knows and is hoping to create an exchange of communications with other grandmothers, mothers and daughters - giving everyone the opportunity to learn and share about everything that is "Mama"

  • Thanks for the recipe! Whenever I cook, I rarely have a desert prepared so I’m sure my boyfriend will be pleasantly surprised when I make this tomorrow night.

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