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Apricots in Sauternes Syrup Recipe


Peaches are at their best in Summer, so try this peach dessert recipe for a refreshing finish to any dinner party menu.

PREP TIME: 10 min
COOK TIME: 20 min
READY TIME: 30 min
CALORIES: 270 (per serving)

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  • 12 apricots
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1⁄3 cup (2 ¾ fl oz) water
  • 1½ cups (12 fl oz) sauternes or sweet dessert wine
  • 1 vanilla bean


1 Place apricots in a bowl of boiling water and allow to stand for 4 minutes. Carefully drain water and peel apricots.

2 Place sugar and water in a saucepan over low heat and cook, stirring, until sugar has dissolved. Allow syrup to simmer, and add sauternes and vanilla bean.

3 Simmer for 5 minutes. Add apricots and simmer for 3-5 minutes or until apricots are soft. Serve in a deep plate with honey biscuits.


Calories: 270 Kcal
Carbs: 43 g
Sugars: 29 g
Fat: 7 g