Are you wondering what to do with canned peaches? The good news is that there are tons of canned peaches recipe ideas that you can try with humble canned peaches or jarred peaches.
Peaches are one of the most versatile fruits you can eat because there is so much you can do with them. Peaches aren’t just for fresh eating. You can use peaches to make delicious peach ice cream, pies, cobblers, and more. And you don’t have to have frozen or fresh peaches.
Peaches make us think of summertime because that’s when we go to the peach orchard to stock up on the latest varieties for canning peaches in home food preservation with home canning and eating a fresh peach. While we’re there, we love to enjoy some creamy peach ice cream and buy a peach pie (and sometimes a peach cobbler, too!)
Canned peaches have been a beloved staple in many households for generations, offering a simple and convenient ingredient for delightful culinary experiences. Their versatility in the kitchen is unmatched, as they can be used in a wide variety of recipes – from sweet desserts to savory dishes. With their year-round availability and long shelf life, one can always rely on canned peaches to bring a burst of flavor and nutrition to their meals.
What types of peaches are best for use in peach recipes? Well, it’s hard to say which is the best peach because they’re all delicious. However, we like Clingstone peaches, Freestone peaches, spiced peaches, yellow peaches, and even white flesh peaches.
Canned peaches (whether you buy them or can your own with home food preservation) are super handy to have around because you can use them to whip up a quick and easy peach dessert such as peach cobbler or peach pie. However, canned peaches can also be used in main dishes, breakfast ideas, and you can even make peach butter and peach soup.
Whether you’re wanting some peach cake ideas, a ripe peach smoothie recipe, or something unique such as peach salsa and peach fluff salad, there’s something on this list of the best canned peaches recipes for you. Even better, you can use any of these recipes for fresh peach recipes, too. Just be sure you sweeten your fresh peaches up with some sugar or syrup.
Note that you can buy canned sliced peaches with just water or canned in sugar or light syrup. Which one you buy depends on how you’re going to use the canned peaches.
Also, you can use these recipes for frozen peach options. The same guideline applies as with fresh peaches. You’ll need some sugar syrup to sweeten up your recipes.
Are you ready to try some recipes using canned peaches? Let’s explore these 16 delectable canned peach recipe ideas!
One way to whip up a quick and satisfying dessert is to make fried peach pies.
To make these fried peach pies, you just need canned biscuits and canned sliced peaches, peaches in light syrup, or peach pie filling.
Spread out each biscuit and fill the center with the peach pie filling. Then fry them in oil until they’re golden brown. Use a heavy skillet like a cast-iron skillet.
A pound cake is always delicious, and when you make the popular pound cake with canned peaches, you know you have a winning dessert.
For this peach pound cake, you need butter, sugar, eggs, vanilla extract (or lemon extract), sour cream, hot water, and canned peaches.
If you’re short of time and need an elegant dessert, go with plain vanilla ice cream served with canned peaches on top.
This recipe teaches you how to create an easy brown sugar and butter sauce to stir your peaches into. Simply spoon them onto your bowl of ice cream and serve.
Peaches and cream oatmeal made with canned peaches in water (or peaches in light syrup) are even more delicious and nutritious than instant oatmeal.
Make this oatmeal recipe with old fashioned rolled oats, water, vanilla extract, coconut sugar, cinnamon, oat milk, and sliced almonds.
Peach cobbler is surely one of the most beloved desserts of all time, and it’s classic Southern comfort food.
This recipe calls for fresh peaches, but you can use canned peaches in water for this. Be sure to get the peaches canned in water if you’re going to add your own sugar.
The batter is made with butter, all-purpose flour, granulated sugar, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and whole milk.
Serve your peach cobbler with a big scoop of vanilla ice cream.
6. Peach Salsa
What can you do with peach salsa? We love peach salsa served on fish dishes, nachos, tacos, and grilled meat.
The ingredients for this peach salsa recipe are tomatoes, canned peaches in water, bell pepper, jalapeno peppers, onion, cilantro, fresh lime juice, and salt and pepper.
We’re not sure why this creamy dessert is called a salad, but we’re not going to argue. We just know it’s yummy!
All you need to make this fruit dip is canned peaches, peach jello, water, vanilla pudding mix, mini marshmallows, and canned peaches.
8. Peach Crisp
We love a delicious peach crisp just as much as we do a peach cobbler.
The topping for this peach crisp is made with dark brown sugar, old fashioned rolled oats, all-purpose flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, butter, and salt.
The filling is made with peach halves in water, fresh lemon juice, sugar, cornstarch, and vanilla extract.
Nothing is more dreamy and creamy than a peach smooth (except maybe a peach milkshake made with peach juice, which we also love!).
This recipe adds a banana, so you know this peach smoothie has a lot of flavor.
Other ingredients are orange juice, peach yogurt, water, and ice.
Peach halves in water are perfect for making yogurt parfaits with granola.
This recipe calls for low-fat vanilla yogurt, canned peaches (or fresh peaches, peeled peaches, and peach slices), granola, and berries or peach wedges for garnish.
11. Peach Tartlets
Everyone loves a cute little peach tartlet, and these are so simple to make.
The filling is made with mascarpone cheese, peach jam, and peach halves or peach slices in water.
Who is ready for summer so that we can enjoy some peach ice cream? Well, the good news is that you can use canned peaches to make your own creamy peach ice cream.
For this peach ice cream recipe, you need heavy cream, whole milk, egg yolks, pure vanilla extract, kosher salt, and sugar.
Do you love a peach cake with a delicious crumb streusel topping? If so, this peach cake may be for you!
Peach streusel cake (made with peaches canned in water) is perfect for brunch, afternoon snacks, or dessert after an elegant dinner.
14. Peach Soup
Do you want a creamy dessert soup? The flavor and creaminess of this peach soup are divine.
To make this gorgeous creation, you need canned peaches in water, half and half (or heavy cream), vanilla extract, water, and salt.
Cook this soup on low for about 10 minutes, then allow it to cool completely before eating.
15. Peach Pie
If you have canned peaches, a store-bought pie crust, and half an hour, you can have a fresh peach pie ready to serve for a true Southern dessert.
This recipe gives you the option to use either an 8-inch pie crust or a 9-inch pie crust. Ingredients include cinnamon, butter, sugar, and cornstarch.
16. Peach Dump Cake
Who loves a dump cake? We do!
Dump cakes are so easy to make because you literally just dump all of the ingredients together and bake a cake.
For this peach dump cake, you need a yellow cake mix, canned peaches, and that’s it!
Serve your peach dump cake with whipped cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
Do you have enough canned peach dessert recipes? Well, how about some step-by-step instructions? Learn how to make this canned peaches dessert by watching the video below.
Our 16+ Best Canned Peaches Recipes (+Fried Peach Pies)
- 15 ounces canned peaches
- Grands refrigerated biscuits
- 1 cup confectioner's sugar
- 1/2 tsp. almond extract
- 1/4 cup 2% milk
- Use a rolling pin to flatten each biscuit.
- Drain the canned peaches and add two slices of peach to the dough.
- Fold the dough over and crimp the edges.
- Fry in oil until brown on all sides.
Organize all the required ingredients.
Enjoy the food.