Wine Roasted Pears in Bittersweet Chocolate Sauce

Lindsey McCue

By
@lynz39

I found this recipe in one of my favorite magazines! (Better Homes and Gardens Ultimate Italian)

I love the way the flavors just melt together, it tastes sweet, warm, decadent and delicious!!

Hope you love it as much as my hubby and I do!


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Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
45 Min

Ingredients

3/4 c
moscato or sweet white wine
1/2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1/2 c
orange juice
1/4 c
water
3-4
pears (peeled, cored and halved lengthwise)
4 oz
bittersweet chocolate, chopped

Step-By-Step

1Pre heat oven to 400 degrees.

2In a baking dish mix together wine, brown sugar, orange juice, and the water.

3Add pears, cut sides down. Bake, uncovered, about 45 minutes or until the pears are tender. Turn the pears occasionally while baking and spoon the cooking liquid over them. Remove the cooked pears from the dish and set aside.

4To make the chocolate sauce, add chopped chocolate to hot wine mixture in dish, let stand for 5 minutes. Whisk until smooth.

5Serve the pears with the warm chocolate sauce and some homemade whipped cream! Enjoy!!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts, Chocolate
Other Tag: Quick & Easy