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What to serve with White Peach Honey ice cream?

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elizabells Jul 2, 2014 07:18 PM

Having in-laws for a BBQ this weekend. I'm definitely committed to making white peach honey ice cream, but I want to serve something with it. Maybe something like a honey cornmeal cake? Most of the recipes I've found for that are olive oil based cakes, which I'm not wild about. I like gingersnaps, but they don't seem very seasonal. Halp?

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  1. ipsedixit RE: elizabells Jul 2, 2014 07:22 PM

    Oatmeal cookies (or crisps).

    1. perk RE: elizabells Jul 2, 2014 07:24 PM

      crumbled bacon....

      1. alkapal RE: elizabells Jul 2, 2014 07:25 PM

        pecan shortbread cookies

        1. biondanonima RE: elizabells Jul 2, 2014 07:30 PM

          Almond tuiles. Stone fruits and almonds are a match made in heaven.

          http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/foo...

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            MidwesternerTT RE: biondanonima Jul 3, 2014 07:06 PM

            Or almond biscotti

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            Jerseygirl111 RE: elizabells Jul 2, 2014 11:19 PM

            Cherry biscotti.

            1. rudeboy RE: elizabells Jul 3, 2014 12:20 AM

              A second helping of white peach honey ice cream. And a slice of bacon.

              1. linguafood RE: elizabells Jul 3, 2014 03:41 AM

                Not sure if it has to be something cakey or pastry-like, but how about very thinly sliced nectarines or.... peaches?

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                  oferl RE: elizabells Jul 3, 2014 05:05 AM

                  actually if i was your guest,i would have chosen your cake suggestion which sounds great

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                    Siegal RE: oferl Jul 3, 2014 05:27 AM

                    Me too!

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                    Maryld RE: elizabells Jul 3, 2014 07:09 AM

                    A pound cake or an angel food cake with mixed berries. Or
                    as someone suggested below something with almonds--
                    how about an almond cake? Amanda Hesser's almond cake has been called the cake "that will save your soul".

                    http://www.nytimes.com/recipes/8014/a...

                    1. Kris in Beijing RE: elizabells Jul 3, 2014 07:14 AM

                      Home made waffle cones, (amoretti flavoured?)
                      You can probably get cone grill/ oven/ appliance at a thrift store, but an online search says WalMart, BedB&B, and even WilliamsSonoma sell them in-store.

                      1. kattyeyes RE: elizabells Jul 3, 2014 07:43 AM

                        Fruit crisp.

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                          Tabaka RE: elizabells Jul 3, 2014 10:23 AM

                          I don't know but that sounds delicious!

                          1. mcsheridan RE: elizabells Jul 3, 2014 10:27 AM

                            Prosecco. :)

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                              millygirl RE: elizabells Jul 3, 2014 10:35 AM

                              Yum! Care to share ice cream recipe? Sounds lovely!

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                                gildeddawn RE: elizabells Jul 3, 2014 11:28 AM

                                Something with raspberries will go perfectly with white peach and honey flavors - maybe this Raspberry Buttermilk Cake? http://smittenkitchen.com/blog/2009/0...

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                                  schrutefarms RE: elizabells Jul 3, 2014 01:23 PM

                                  I would get ready-made pie dough, cut into circles, brush with melted butter and honey, and topped with cinnamon and sugar, and bake like cookies. Serve one underneath the ice cream.

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                                    elizabells RE: elizabells Jul 3, 2014 03:02 PM

                                    Sadly, no bacon, ILs keep kosher. I think I'm going with oatmeal lace cookies. Husband doesn't care for heavy desserts, so while I'd love to do pound cake, that's out. If the ice cream recipe works I'll post it here after :)

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                                      Ttrockwood RE: elizabells Jul 3, 2014 06:52 PM

                                      A sprinkle of fresh raspberries alongside the cookie and ice cream would be perfect- the acid from the berries will balance the sweet cookies and the ice cream.

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                                        elizabells RE: Ttrockwood Jul 3, 2014 07:20 PM

                                        Oooooooh. I like it.

                                    2. greygarious RE: elizabells Jul 3, 2014 09:01 PM

                                      When did a dish of ice cream become an inadequate dessert? Especially since you are going to the trouble of making the ice cream from scratch, it doesn't need gilding. In fact, you will be undervaluing it if you serve it as an accompaniment to something else, or covered in extraneous toppings.

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                                        linguafood RE: greygarious Jul 4, 2014 02:26 AM

                                        One reason why I suggested just a little sliced fruit.

                                      2. Sandwich_Sister RE: elizabells Jul 4, 2014 08:31 AM

                                        Peach Cobbler
                                        Grilled Peaches and shortbread

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