How To Scald, Stone and Peel a Peach

You may need to scald, stone, and peel a peach for various recipes. Scroll below to learn the easy way.

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  • Pot
  • Knife
  • Cold water
  • Peach


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STEP 1: Bring a small saucepan of water to a boil. Using a slotted spoon, immerse the peach in the boiling water, about 10 seconds.

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STEP 2: With a slotted spoon, transfer the peach to a bowl of cold water.

“This loosens the skin. If peaches are less ripe, leave in the boiling water longer ”

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STEP 3: With a small knife, cut the peach in half, using the indentation on one side of the peach as a guide.

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STEP 4: Using both hands, give a quick, sharp twist to each half to loosen it from the stone.

“If the peach clings, loosen the flesh from the stone with a knife.”

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STEP 5: Tift or scoop out the stone with a small knife and discard it.

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STEP 6: Peel off the skin from the peach halves. Skin peels off in several pieces