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How to Peel a Peach
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How to Perfectly Peel a Peach

If you have a peach tree, or access to reasonably priced peaches (hit up the farmers market), then chances are you are going to want NEED to know how to peel a peach. Make it quick and easy with this simple tutorial on the best way to peel a peach, and get a big batch done in no time.
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time1 min
Total Time3 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Anytime
Keyword: how to peel a peach, peel a peach
Servings: 6 serves
Calories: 58kcal


  • Peaches
  • Saucepan of boiling water


  • Add water to a large saucepan and bring to a rapid boil
  • Using a sharp knife score the bottom of your peaches with an X
  • Add the scored peaches to rapidly boiling water for about 45 seconds
  • Remove from the boiling water with a slotted spoon and pop them into a little ice bath (a large bowl filled with water and ice)
  • Remove them from the ice bath with a slotted spoon and peel - the skin should just come right away


Calories: 58kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 1g | Potassium: 285mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 490IU | Vitamin C: 9.9mg | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 0.4mg