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Pears with peach ricotta whip and almonds



Pears with peach ricotta whip and almonds
Ricotta cheese makes the perfect base for this creamy fruit dessert.

¾ cup smooth ricotta cheese
¾ cup drained canned sliced peaches
1 tablespoon superfine (caster) sugar
12 canned pear halves
4 tablespoons flaked almonds

PLACE the ricotta cheese, peaches and sugar in a food processor or blender and process for 1 minute. POUR the mixture in a bowl and chill, covered, in the refrigerator for 2 hours to firm (or in the freezer for 1 hour). PUT three pear halves in each bowl, pour over the peach ricotta whip and sprinkle with the flaked almonds.

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