Warm Peaches Baked in Parchment with a Vanilla Bean and Star Anise Sauce
- 4 to 6 very ripe peaches
- 2 teaspoons dark rum
- 3 teaspoons brown sugar
- 6 teaspoons softened, unsalted butter
- 2 vanilla beans, seeds scraped and reserved
- 12 pieces of whole star anise
- Vanilla ice cream
Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Slice peaches into 1/2-inch wedges, sprinkle with the rum, set aside. Combine butter with brown sugar and vanilla beans. Add 1/6th of the peaches to the center of the parchment heart, add 2 pieces of star anise to each package and 1 teaspoon of the vanilla butter, start at center of the heart and fold while creasing well to enclose the package, bake just before serving for 4 minutes, open package and serve over vanilla ice cream.
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