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using a paring knife to cut a peach in half, peach slices on the side
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How to Cut a Peach

This quick post shows you exactly how to cut a peach for all kinds of uses!
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time2 mins
Course: Side
Cuisine: American
Keyword: how to cut a peach
Servings: 1 serving
Calories: 59kcal
Author: Wendi Spraker
Cost: $1


  • knife
  • cutting board


  • 1 peach


  • Using a sharp knife, cut the peach along the seam down to the pit all the way around
  • using a twisting motion, separate the two halves from each other.
  • Remove the pit
  • Cut the peach into quarters from the halves.
  • Remove the peel with the edge of the knife.
  • Cut into smaller pieces if wanted



  • If you plan to cut MANY peaches, you'll want to use the blanching technique to remove the skins.  
  • Use this technique if you are peeling fewer than 5 peaches.  If more, then use blanching to peel the peach.
  • Peaches are typically cut into 8ths for pies, however, use your judgement with the size peaches you have available. 
  • You'll want to include the juice in whatever application you are using. 
  • Choose peaches that are fresh and with no bruises or mold. 


Calories: 59kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Potassium: 285mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 489IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Iron: 1mg