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poached pears with caramel sauce

Recipe by
Francine Lizotte
Surrey South, BC

Pears are delicious on their own but this recipe accentuates their flavor with buttery caramel and crunchy almonds! Elegant yet simple, this dessert is perfect for your next dinner party!

yield 4 servings
prep time 5 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For poached pears with caramel sauce

  • 4 lg
    pears, peeled, stem attached and bottom slightly cut
  • 2 c
  • 1 c
    orange juice
  • 1 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1 c
    caramel sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
    slivered almonds, toasted

How To Make poached pears with caramel sauce

  • 1
    In a medium saucepan, combine water, orange juice, and sugar; stir and bring to a boil. Place pears, cover and reduce heat to medium-low. Poach them for 20-30 minutes or until soft when piercing with the tip of a knife.
  • 2
    Carefully remove them and transfer them to a serving dish. Drizzle about ¼ cup caramel sauce over each pear and sprinkle with toasted almonds.
  • 3
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