Chai Poached Pears Stuffed With Ginger Mascarpone

4
Servings
20m
Prep Time
20m
Cook Time
40m
Ready In


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Original recipe yields 4 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (840.7 g)
  • Calories 619
  • Total Fat - 11.2 g
  • Saturated Fat - 6.8 g
  • Cholesterol - 36.4 mg
  • Sodium - 233 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 125.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 7.4 g
  • Sugars - 116.3 g
  • Protein - 8.9 g
  • Calcium - 315.2 mg
  • Iron - 0.6 mg
  • Vitamin C - 62.9 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Infuse tea in boiling water for 3 to 5 minutes depending.

Step 2

Place in large pot and add sugar. Bring mixture to just under a boil.

Step 3

Once sugar has dissolved add peeled and cored pears and reduce heat to a simmer.

Step 4

Poach pears for 15 to 20 minutes or until soft. Reserve poaching liquid. Cool to room temperature.

Step 5

Mix cheese, vanilla and ginger with a fork.

Step 6

Add 2 tablespoons of poaching liquid to cheese mixture so that it is soft enough to pipe.

Step 7

Place mixture in a piping bag and fill the holes in the pears.

Step 8

Place 1 cup of poaching liquid and orange zest in a heavy saucepan and bring to a boil.

Step 9

In a separate pot combine cream and honey and heat until warm.

Step 10

When warm add cream mixture slowly to poaching liquid.

Step 11

To serve place 1 pear on a plate. Spoon sauce around the pear.

Step 12

Garnish with a sprinkle of cinnamon, nutmeg and a fresh sprig of mint.

Tips & Variations


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