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Baked Nectarines – Vegan and Gluten-free

Do you prefer peaches or nectarines? I’m a nectarine girl. Peaches are okay, but I can do without the fuzz.

baked-nectarine

We get beautiful nectarines in British Columbia. They are one of my favourite fruits, but the season is relatively short. I really should can some this year!

To celebrate this special fruit, I decided to make a simple baked nectarine. If you are a peach person, you can make a baked peach. The method is the same.

The recipe is very simple. First, you grab a bunch of ripe nectarines…

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Next, you cut them in half and lay them in a baking dish and drizzle coconut oil and coconut palm sugar on top…

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The next step is very important. You MUST add water to the baking dish. This is especially important if you are using a glass baking dish. If you don’t add liquid when cooking in a glass dish, you run the risk of it shattering. Ask me how I know.

Finally, you put the dish in a 375F oven and let the nectarines bake for 30 minutes. They should be tender and golden.

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You can serve them with non-dairy yogurt, ice cream or coconut whipped cream but they are delicious on their own. You can have them for breakfast or for a snack.

If you have a major sweet tooth, you can also drizzle maple syrup on top after cooking. I won’t judge.

Baked Nectarines
 
 
Ingredients
  • 3 ripe nectarines or peaches
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 2 tbsp coconut sugar
  • 1-1.5 cup water
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350F
  2. Cut the nectarines in half and remove the pits
  3. Place the nectatines in a baking dish
  4. Drizzle with coconut oil
  5. Sprinkle with coconut sugar
  6. Pour water in to baking dish so that there is ½ inch of water in the pan
  7. Bake for 30 minutes
  8. Serve warm

 

 

2 Comments

  1. Hello…

    This looks heavenly!! I live in California and we are blessed to have a year round abundance of fresh fruit and I love nectarines!! And like you, i love peaches but the fuzz..not so much. Usually with peaches, i rinse them well and dry them gently with a cotton towel which removes most of the fuzz and i also blanch fresh peaches for about 30-40 seconds in a hot water bath then shock them in an ice water bath..the skins come off very easily..it’s a excellent method especially when you have a crate or two of them. They keep very well in the freezer and its wonderful treating yourself to them, especially in the winter months!!

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