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)
- Combine peaches, malt powder, sugar, and salt in large container and allow to sit 15–20 minutes until fruit becomes juicy.
- 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.
- Photo by Nicholas Pironio