Poached Pears with Chocolate Drizzle

Poached Pears With Chocolate Drizzle

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  • 2 large
    bosc pears, firm
  • 3 Tbsp
    white wine
  • 3 Tbsp
    apple juice
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/3 c
    semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 tsp

How to Make Poached Pears with Chocolate Drizzle


  1. Core pears and cut each pear into 8 sections lengthwise.
  2. Combine wine, juice, vanilla and spices in a saucepan.
  3. Put in the pears and bring to a simmer.
  4. Cover and simmer over low heat until the pears are just fork tender.
  5. Combine cornstarch with enough water to dissolve it.
  6. Stir into the saucepan liquid until thickened.
  7. Remove from heat and cool until just warm.
  8. Just before serving, combine chocolate chips and water in the top of a double boiler.
  9. Heat until the chocolate is smoothly melted.
  10. Arrange pear slices in two dessert bowls.
  11. Divide the chocolate between them and drizzle over the pears in a zig-zag pattern.
  12. Serve at once.

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About Poached Pears with Chocolate Drizzle

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

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