Chef Chat’s Whole Bunch of Love Recipe - Cream Cheese, Peach, Pineapple, Maraschino Cherries, Blackberries, Pecans

Chef Chat’s Whole Bunch of Love

Chef Chat’s Whole Bunch of Love Recipe - Cream Cheese, Peach, Pineapple, Maraschino Cherries, Blackberries, Pecans
Preparation time: 15 minutes | Cooking time: 0 minutes | Servings: 6


Chef Chat’s Whole Bunch of Love
Chef Chat’s Whole Bunch of Love

Chef Chat’s Whole Bunch of Love is a delightful and refreshing dessert that is perfect for any occasion. This recipe combines the sweetness of peaches with the creaminess of cream cheese and the tartness of blackberries to create a truly unique and delicious treat.


This recipe was created by Chef Chat, a renowned chef known for his innovative and creative approach to cooking. Chef Chat wanted to create a dessert that was not only delicious but also visually stunning, and thus the Whole Bunch of Love was born.


How to prepare

  1. In a small bowl, combine the cream cheese and preserves.
  2. Blend the mixture well. Stir in the pineapple, cherries, and blackberries.
  3. Slice a small portion from the base of each peach half so that the fruit sits flat.
  4. Set aside the peach slices.
  5. Arrange the peach halves on serving plates.
  6. Spoon 0.25 of the pineapple mixture into each peach half and sprinkle with pecans.
  7. Garnish each with the reserved peach slices and mint leaves.


  • Substitute the peach preserves with apricot or raspberry preserves for a different flavor profile.
  • Use different fruits such as strawberries, raspberries, or blueberries for a unique twist.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

Make sure to use softened cream cheese for easy blending.

- Be sure to drain the juice from the canned pineapple to prevent the dessert from becoming too watery.

- Feel free to customize the recipe by adding your favorite fruits or nuts.

Serving Suggestions

Serve Chef Chat’s Whole Bunch of Love as a light and refreshing dessert after a summer meal. Pair it with a glass of white wine or a cup of herbal tea for a perfect ending to any meal.

Cooking Techniques

This recipe requires no cooking, making it a quick and easy dessert to prepare. Simply mix the ingredients together and assemble the dish for a beautiful presentation.

Ingredient Substitutions

If you don’t have peach preserves, you can use any other fruit preserves of your choice.

- Feel free to use any type of nuts in place of pecans, such as almonds or walnuts.

Make Ahead Tips

You can prepare the cream cheese mixture and fruit filling ahead of time and assemble the dessert just before serving for a fresh and delicious treat.

Presentation Ideas

Arrange the peach halves on a platter and drizzle with honey or a fruit syrup for an elegant presentation. Garnish with fresh mint leaves for a pop of color.

Pairing Recommendations

Chef Chat’s Whole Bunch of Love pairs well with a variety of beverages such as white wine, champagne, or a fruity cocktail. It also goes well with a cup of coffee or tea.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. To reheat, simply microwave for a few seconds until warmed through.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Calories: 180


Total Carbohydrates: 23g

Dietary Fiber: 3g

Sugars: 18g


Total Fat: 9g

Saturated Fat: 4g

Trans Fat: 0g


Protein: 3g

Vitamins and minerals

Vitamin A: 15%

Vitamin C: 20%

Calcium: 4%

Iron: 2%


Contains dairy (cream cheese) and nuts (pecans).


Chef Chat’s Whole Bunch of Love is a moderately high-carb dessert with a moderate amount of fats and proteins. It is a good source of Vitamin C and Vitamin A.


Chef Chat’s Whole Bunch of Love is a delicious and visually stunning dessert that is perfect for any occasion. With its combination of sweet peaches, creamy cream cheese, and tart blackberries, this dessert is sure to be a hit with your family and friends. Enjoy!

How did I get this recipe?

I can still picture the first time I came across this recipe for Chef Chat's Whole Bunch of Love. It was a warm summer day, and I had decided to attend a cooking class being held at a local community center. As I walked into the room, the aroma of spices and herbs filled the air, and I knew it was going to be a special day.

The class was being taught by a renowned chef named Chef Chat. He was a charming man with a twinkle in his eye and a passion for creating delicious dishes that brought people together. As he demonstrated how to make his signature dish, Chef Chat's Whole Bunch of Love, I was captivated by his skill and creativity.

The dish itself was a medley of fresh vegetables, herbs, and spices, all cooked together in a rich tomato sauce. Chef Chat explained that the key to making this dish truly special was to infuse each ingredient with love and care. He encouraged us to take our time, taste as we went, and adjust the flavors until they were just right.

As I followed Chef Chat's instructions, I felt a sense of joy and fulfillment wash over me. Cooking had always been a passion of mine, but there was something magical about this recipe. It was more than just a dish - it was a labor of love, a way to connect with others and nourish both body and soul.

After the class ended, I approached Chef Chat and asked if he would be willing to share the recipe with me. To my delight, he agreed, and we spent the next hour discussing cooking techniques, flavor combinations, and the importance of creating meals with intention and love.

Over the years, I have made Chef Chat's Whole Bunch of Love countless times, each time adding my own personal touch and flair. I have shared the recipe with friends and family, who have all been touched by its warmth and flavor. It has become a staple in my kitchen, a reminder of the joy and connection that cooking can bring.

As I look back on that fateful day in the cooking class, I am grateful for the opportunity to learn from Chef Chat and to bring his recipe into my own home. Cooking is more than just a hobby for me - it is a way to express myself, to show love and care to those around me, and to create memories that will last a lifetime.

So the next time you find yourself in the kitchen, remember to infuse each ingredient with love and care. Who knows, you may just create your own version of Chef Chat's Whole Bunch of Love - a dish that brings people together and warms the heart.


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