17 Desserts to make with Canned Peaches. That's right, you don't need fresh peaches to make these year-round treats. Did you know you can substitute canned peaches for most recipes that call for fresh? Let me show you this delicious collection of peach dessert recipes that will change your mind the next time you open a can of peaches.
It's almost time for peach season! And with the arrival of fresh peaches in the grocery store and farmer's market, everyone automatically thinks of their favorite peach dessert, but they probably don't think they could make the same recipe using a can of peaches.
Canned peaches are not only delicious, but they're easier to use than fresh peaches. I mean, they're already pre-cut, washed and pretty much ready to add to a recipe once you open the can.
Baking with Canned Peaches
All canned fruit is packed at the height of freshness. There's no worry about buying peaches that maybe aren't ripe enough or sweet enough. Canned peaches are perfectly sweet and the texture is always good for baking.
Desserts to make with canned peaches include pies, cobblers, salsa and even lemonade. They're all delicious and you wouldn't know they were made with a simple can of peaches.
Baking Tip: When baking with canned peaches, I like to select peaches canned in water or 100 percent fruit juice so there's no added sugar going into the recipe.
Helpful Kitchen Tools
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- Pie Plates
- Measuring cups
- Pie Weights - these are always helpful when you need to pre-bake pie dough for a pie.
- Square Baking Pan - the perfect size baking dish for cobblers or crumbles.
- Pastry blender
Frequently Asked Recipe Questions
Yes! Canned peaches are as loaded with nutrients as fresh peaches. In fact there is more vitamin E than fresh peaches.
Canned peaches are not cooked before the canning process, but they are poached for a few minutes.