Vanilla, Orange & Cinnamon Poached Pears

4
Servings
10m
Prep Time
40m
Cook Time
50m
Ready In


"May be prepared two days ahead, covered and refrigerated separately and just rewarm before serving. Best served with ice cream or by itself. Recipe source: Bon Appetit (September 2007)"

Original recipe yields 4 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (729.4 g)
  • Calories 517.6
  • Total Fat - 0.9 g
  • Saturated Fat - 0.1 g
  • Cholesterol - 0 mg
  • Sodium - 15.1 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 133.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 15.2 g
  • Sugars - 116.5 g
  • Protein - 2.1 g
  • Calcium - 118.8 mg
  • Iron - 1.4 mg
  • Vitamin C - 114.3 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step 1

In a saucepan add first 3 ingredients (-cinnamon sticks).

Step 2

Remove the peel from the oranges and add to pan.

Step 3

Cut the oranges in half; squeeze 3/4 cup juice from oranges and add to pan.

Step 4

Cut vanilla bean in half lengthwise and scrape the seeds into the pan and then add the bean. Bring the while mixture to a boil over medium high heat, stirring often. Place pears in the syrup; reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Using a slotted spoon transfer pears to a bowl. Boil syrup over highest until reduced to 2 cups (20-30 minutes). *** At this point the pears and syrup can be refrigerated for up to 2 days -- cover separately -- and rewarm before continuing.

Step 5

Divide pears among plates and top with ice cream if desired and drizzle the warm syrup over all.

Tips & Variations


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Tags : Desserts

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