spiced almond peach sauce

Our Kid-Famous Spiced Almond Peach Sauce

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This Spiced Almond Peach Sauce is a favorite in our house! My kids always beg for it, and it’s so easy to make. With just a few simple ingredients, you can create a delicious and healthy sauce that your whole family will love. Trust me when I say this it’s definitely one worth trying!

Not only are canned peaches a favorite in our home, they also require zero prep for sauce, making it a win-win. We love this peach sauce on its own, layered into a parfait, or swirled into oatmeal for an easy added fruit serving. This year we also paired it with our crispy fried potato latkes.


What makes our spiced almond peach sauce so special?

Our spiced almond peach sauce is a delicious addition to any dish that needs a little extra zing to tantalize your taste buds. With just the right amount of sweet and spice, it is sure to please anyone (kiddos included!) looking for a unique and flavorful addition to their meal. It combines canned peaches with a hint of nutmeg and almond extract to take any dish from meh to extraordinary in literally five minutes.


It’s super easy and uses pantry staples!

This spiced almond peach sauce is the perfect way to dress up any dessert, breakfast, or even side! And it’s beyond easy to make – in fact, all you need is a can of peach halves, a few simple ingredients and some time to let it simmer. Whatever you want to serve peach sauce on top of – from ice cream to pound cake – you’ll love how fast and simple it comes together. Plus, with just the right amount of sweetness and warmth, peach sauce adds a delicious flair that’s sure to be enjoyed by everyone at the table!

Ideas for dishes to make with our spiced almond peach sauce

When it comes to this sauce, experimentation is encouraged! Try blending it with yogurt and granola or adding it to your oatmeal or pancakes.  It even goes well with savory dishes, like our super crispy potato latkes. Mix, match and get creative with this delicious and versatile sauce!


spiced almond peach sauce yogurt parfait


spiced almond peach sauce

Spiced Almond Peach Sauce

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes


  • 2 cans peaches in 100% juice
  • ½ tsp almond extract or vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg or cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp butter


  • Empty 2 cans of peaches and their juice into a blender. Blend until smooth.
  • Pour pureed peaches into a medium saucepan. Heat over medium-high heat until mixture comes to a low boil, about 5 minutes.
  • Turn heat down and simmer on medium-low heat for about 10-15 minutes or until sauce reaches desired consistency.
  • Remove from heat. Stir in remaining ingredients and allow to thicken for 10 minutes before serving.

Did you try this recipe?  What did you pair it with?  Let us know in the comments!

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Hi there! I’m Dani.

Mama of three, pediatric dietitian, and founder of Kid Food Explorers, a resource hub and learning platform that empowers families on their journey to raising confident, adventurous eaters. We’re on a mission to make food fun, with interactive food play and STEAM activities that help kids learn about food in a playful, pressure-free way.

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