Chai Poached Pears Stuffed With Ginger Mascarpone
November 01, 2017
- 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
Infuse tea in boiling water for 3 to 5 minutes depending.
Place in large pot and add sugar. Bring mixture to just under a boil.
Once sugar has dissolved add peeled and cored pears and reduce heat to a simmer.
Poach pears for 15 to 20 minutes or until soft. Reserve poaching liquid. Cool to room temperature.
Mix cheese, vanilla and ginger with a fork.
Add 2 tablespoons of poaching liquid to cheese mixture so that it is soft enough to pipe.
Place mixture in a piping bag and fill the holes in the pears.
Place 1 cup of poaching liquid and orange zest in a heavy saucepan and bring to a boil.
In a separate pot combine cream and honey and heat until warm.
When warm add cream mixture slowly to poaching liquid.
To serve place 1 pear on a plate. Spoon sauce around the pear.
Garnish with a sprinkle of cinnamon, nutmeg and a fresh sprig of mint.
Tips & Variations
No special items needed.