6 medium-sized peaches
2 1-inch sticks cinnamon 12 whole cloves
cup sugar
cup water
cup heated rum Peel and slice peaches. Place in skillet. Add stick cinnamon and whole cloves, and sprinkle with sugar. Add water, cover and let simmer over low heat until sugar melts. Remove cover, add heated rum, set on fire and baste fruit until flame disappears. Serve at once in deep sauce dishes or use as sauce for ice cream. Canned sliced peaches may replace fresh peaches. Substitute 1 cup peach syrup for the cup water. Yield: 6 servings.
Note: A dash of Angostura may be added after the sugar melts.