Grilled Peaches with Mascarpone Cheese
- olive oil, for brushing grill
- 3 firm but ripe peaches,, pitted and quartered
- 2 tbsp sugar
- 2 tbsp brandy (optional)
- 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
- 1/2 mascarpone cheese, room temperature
- 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
Lightly brush the grilll with oil. Grill peaches 2-3 minutes per side, moving the peaches only to flip them to create nice grill marks.
Meanwhile, stir together the sugar, brandy and lemon juice in a medium bowl, set aside.
As the peaches are ready, remove them from the grill and place them in a shallow baking dish. Top them with the brandy mixture; toss to coat. Set aside for 15 minutes and allow to marinate, tossing occassionally.
Stir together the mascarpone and vanilla in asmall bowl. Divide the grilled peaches equally among 6 plates. Serve with a dollop of the mascarpone mixture. Refrigerate any leftovers.