BAKED PEARS WITH MARSALA-HONEY SYRUP

1
Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

I'm always looking for new ways to prepare pears, one of my favorite fruits. This recipe is so easy and scrumptious. Serve with vanilla ice cream if desired.
Recipe & photo: eatingwell.com
11-07-14

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Serves:
8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 3/4 c
    marsala wine
  • 3/4 c
    warm water
  • 1/2 c
    honey
  • 3 slice
    orange zest (3-inch)
  • 1
    cinnamon stick
  • 1
    vanilla bean
  • 4
    firm ripe bosc or anjou pears, halved lengthwise and cored

How to Make BAKED PEARS WITH MARSALA-HONEY SYRUP

Step-by-Step

  1. In a 9x13" baking dish, whisk wine, water and honey. Add orange zest and cinnamon stick.
  2. Split vanilla bean, scrape out the sticky black seeds with the tip of a small, sharp knife and add them and the pod to the baking dish. Place the pears cut-side down in the baking dish.
  3. Bake in a preheated 375º oven for 1 to 1-1/4 hours, basting every 15 minutes or so with the wine mixture, until the pears are very tender.
  4. Serve the pears warm, drizzled with the sauce. Enjoy!

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About BAKED PEARS WITH MARSALA-HONEY SYRUP

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom




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