Honey Glazed Poached Pears Recipe

poached pears

This is a fancy dream dessert to serve your guests. Even better, glazed poached pear are quite  easy to make.

If you are in a big hurry then you can cook the pears ahead of time and keep it in the fridge until needed.  It is the perfect dish for a fall harvest celebration or a lazy summer afternoon treat!

For an extra fancy dish, serve with crème anglaise custard sauce and a nice baked puffed pastry.

 

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Honey Glazed Poached Pears
Serves 4
Refined, Elegant & Simple
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
40 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
40 min
Ingredients
  1. *4 medium Bartlett or Bosc pears, very ripe & firm
  2. *1 ½ cups apple or pear juice
  3. *1 cup filtered water
  4. *1/3 to ½ cup honey, more if desired
  5. *1 star anise pod, broken in half
  6. *1 cinnamon stick, broken in half
  7. *1 teaspoon whole cloves, optional
Instructions
  1. Wash and peel pears. Cut in half from top to bottom, leaving stems for nice display. Remove the core by scooping out the center with a spoon or melon baller
  2. Add the water and honey medium pot. Bring to boil over high heat. Stir until honey is dissolved. Add preferred spices. Turn down heat to simmer
  3. Carefully add pears to the liquid. Cover and simmer for 20 to 30 minutes until pears are tender. Don’t overcook.
  4. Cool pears 30 minutes
  5. Transfer pears and the liquid to a smaller container. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight
  6. Drizzle liquid over pears to serve. Or serve with crème anglaise custard sauce and a baked puffed pastry
Notes
  1. Diet Type: Vegetarian
  2. Diet Tags: Reduced Fat
  3. Culinary Tradition: French
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Pear on Nice White Plate: CGehlen via photopin cc
 
 

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  1. May 24, 2014

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