Peach and rum glaze
After a tasty ham glaze? Try this easy-to-make peach and rum combination.
1 ham glaze
Note: + 10 mins standing time
- 40g butter
- 1 small brown onion, coarsely chopped
- 2 ripe peaches, pitted, coarsely chopped
- 2 whole star anise
- 3/4 tsp ground cardamom
- 3/4 cup (185ml) dark rum
- 3/4 cup (185ml) white wine vinegar, divided
- 1 cup (220g) brown sugar
In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, melt butter. Add onion and cook, stirring often, for 4 mins. Add peaches, star anise and cardamom. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 7 mins. Add rum and ½ cup (125ml) of the vinegar. Cook for 5 mins or until reduced by one-quarter. Add sugar and cook, stirring, for 4 mins or until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat and stir in remaining ¼ cup (60ml) vinegar. Set aside for 10 mins to develop the flavours.
Remove star anise and discard. Carefully transfer glaze to a blender and blend until smooth.