fried peaches with vanilla bean creme anglaise

fried peaches and vanilla bean crème anglaise sauce

Dipped in batter and fried these fresh peaches are amazingly delicious.  Cover the fried peaches in cinnamon and sugar and served with from scratch vanilla bean creme anglaise sauce this fair food favorite is amazingly delicious.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American, fair food
Keyword creme anglaise, fried peaches, peaches and cream, vanilla bean sauce
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
fry time 3 minutes
Total Time 33 minutes
Servings 6 servings of 4 slices
Calories 408kcal
Author Ashlee Marie


Crème anglaise

  • ¾ C Heavy cream
  • ¾ C milk
  • 1 vanilla bean
  • 4 large egg yolks
  • 1/3 C granulated sugar

Fried Peaches

  • 1 C all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp granulated sugar
  • 3/4 C whole milk
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 2 Tbsp melted butter
  • 3 Peaches cut into eights
  • 2 Tbsp Flour for dusting
  • ½ c sugar
  • ½ tbsp cinnamon


Cream anglaise

  • Cut the vanilla bean lengthwise and scrape out the seeds
  • Pour the Milk and cream into a pot and add the seeds and pod
  • Bring it to a simmer
  • In another bowl whisk the egg yolks and sugar together until they are light in color and ribbony.
  • Slowly pour the heated milk/cream into the eggs while whisking to temper the eggs
  • Pour the mixture back into pan and bring back to heat, stirring continually, until slightly thick, it will coat the back of a spoon
  • Strain into a bowl and place in a water bath of ice to chill quickly
  • Refrigerate until ready to use

Fried peaches

  • Heat the oil to 375 F in oil over the stove or in a deep fryer
  • whisk the flour, baking powder, salt, sugar together
  • Add the milk, egg and melted butter and whisk until smooth
  • Slice the peaches and dust with some flour
  • Drench in the batter and shake off slightly
  • Fry for 1 - 1 1/2 mins each side
  • Roll in cinnamon and sugar while still warm
  • Serve with the crème anglaise



Calories: 408kcal | Carbohydrates: 60g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 57mg | Sodium: 267mg | Potassium: 435mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 39g | Vitamin A: 900IU | Vitamin C: 5.1mg | Calcium: 175mg | Iron: 1.5mg