Swiss - Caramel Pears with Cheese Covering

Baby Kato

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@BabyKato

This recipe has been posted for play in Culinary Quest - Switzerland, recipe found at appenzeller

An enjoyably light dessert topped with a touch of melted Appenzeller ® CLASSIC. Whether made with pear and cranberry compote or apple and blackberry jam - this dessert is magnificent.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

3 Tbsp
sugar
ittle lemon juice
150 ml
water
4
pears
1/2 stick
vanilla bean
120 g
appenzeller ® classic
2 Tbsp
cranberry compote
2
twigs of thyme

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Caramelize the sugar with a few drops of lemon juice in a wide chrome steel frying pan, then remove the pan from the heat.
2
Pour the water on to the sugar. Let the caramel simmer gently until it has dissolved.
3
Peel the pears, cut them in half and remove the core, then pour a little lemon juice over the pears so that they do not turn brown.
4
Place the pears and sticks of vanilla into the caramel syrup and simmer the fruit until it is almost soft.
5
Cut the cheese into thin slices.
6
Remove the pears from the syrup and place them on to a baking tray covered with baking paper.
7
Fill with the cranberry compote and place the cheese slices on top and bake the pears in on oven at 180 ° C for 6-8 minutes.
8
Place the baked pears into individual dishes, pour over the caramel syrup and sprinkle over a few leaves of thyme.
9
Tip: For another wonderful version, prepare the dessert with apples and fill the fruit with blackberry jam instead of cranberry compote.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Eastern European
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids