BAKED PEARS WITH MARSALA-HONEY SYRUP
Recipe & photo: eatingwell.com
3/4 cmarsala wine
3/4 cwarm water
3 sliceorange zest (3-inch)
4firm ripe bosc or anjou pears, halved lengthwise and cored
How to Make BAKED PEARS WITH MARSALA-HONEY SYRUP
- In a 9x13" baking dish, whisk wine, water and honey. Add orange zest and cinnamon stick.
- 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.
- 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.
- Serve the pears warm, drizzled with the sauce. Enjoy!