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Malted Peach Milk


4 very ripe peaches,
peeled and sliced
(can even be blemished and bruised)

1½ cups malt powder

½ cup sugar

¾ teaspoon salt

5 cups milk

1½ cups buttermilk

1½ cups bourbon or dark rum (optional)

Ground cinnamon and black pepper (optional) 


  1. Combine peaches, malt powder, sugar, and salt in large container and allow to sit 15–20 minutes until fruit becomes juicy.
  2. Add milk and buttermilk. Using immersion blender, purée until very smooth. Add bourbon or dark rum if desired. Serve in sugar-rimmed glass over ice with optional sprinkle of cinnamon and/or black pepper.
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