Itâ€™s June and if you have peach, plum, and/or nectarine trees in your orchard, youâ€™ve probably noticed fresh fruit popping up here and thereâ€“a Southernerâ€™s dream! Peaches ripen during the summer months and can typically be harvested around this time of year during peak season. There is nothing as satisfying as taking a bite out of a fresh peach that you grew on your own. Peaches are very versatile and can be used in a variety of dishes to add a pop of sweetness. Here are 10 unique peach recipes other than in a cobbler or crumble that we think are perfect for the summer:
Chicken with Peach-JalapeÃ±o SalsaÂ
Whip up some fresh peach-jalapeÃ±o salsa with peaches from your orchard for a sweet and spicy twist on a summer chicken dish. Click here.
Grilled Peach, Onion and Bacon Salad
Grilled peaches are to die for! This grilled peach salad with buttermilk dressing sounds like the perfect summer lunch. Click here.
Love to bake and also love eating fruity desserts? Try out this recipe for peach cupcakes with whipped peach buttercream frosting. Yum!Â Â Â Click here.
White Peach TartÂ
Although this one may be closer to your traditional peach dessert, it sounds incredible. The crust on this peach tart is described as â€œpuffy and cakey,â€ and I canâ€™t think of anything better than that.Â Click here.
Ginger Peach LemonadeÂ
Juice lovers, this one’s for you. This spicy ginger peach lemonade would be the most refreshing drink on a hot day by the pool!Â Click here.
Grilled Lemon Pound Cake with Peaches and Cream
You may think that peaches and cream are the best combination ever, but have you ever tried it on top of â€œsupermoistâ€ lemon pound cake? Oh, and the peaches and pound cake are grilled. Click here.
Brown Sugar Peaches and Cream Grilled French Toast
This breakfast is basically a dessert labeled as breakfast, and it sounds amazing. Peaches and French toast might be the greatest combo yet. Click here.
Butter Pecan Cookie and Peach Ice Cream Sandwiches
Three words: Ice cream sandwiches. This recipe was truly made for Southerners with toasted pecans within the cookies and fresh peach ice cream. Click here.
Peach Ice Cream Sodas
If you love fizzy drinks and ice cream, try this recipe for peach ice cream soda using fresh fruit! This sounds like a dream on a hot day in Florida. Click here.
Mini Grilled Peach Layer Cakes
For a tasty bite-size dessert, try making mini grilled peach layer cakes. Not only are they adorable, but the recipe only calls for four ingredients. A must-try! Click here.
Take advantage of your fresh peaches and fruits while theyâ€™re in season! These recipes are a fun way to challenge your cooking abilities while utilizing your delicious, home-grown peaches. Happy cooking!