Poached Pears with Caramel Sauce

Francine Lizotte


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!


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4 servings
5 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


  • 4 large
    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. To view this recipe on YouTube, click on this link >>>> youtube.com/watch?v=tlqDOVVJPiE

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