Poached Pears with Grand Marnier Sauce

Poached Pears With Grand Marnier Sauce Recipe

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Poached pears with a wonderful sauce!


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20 Min
25 Min
Stove Top


  • 4 large
    firm pears
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 3 c
  • 1 c
  • 2
    egg yolks
  • 1/4 c
  • 2 Tbsp
    grand marnier or other orange flavored liqueur
  • 1/2 c
    whipping cream

How to Make Poached Pears with Grand Marnier Sauce


  1. Peel pears, core from the bottoms, cutting to but not through the stem end, leaving the stem intact. Brush with lemon juice and set aside.
  2. Combine the water and 1 cup sugar in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil; boil, stirring occasionally, until the sugar dissolves. Add the pears; cover, reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes or until tender. Drain and let cool.
  3. Combine the egg yolks and 1/4 cup sugar in the top of a double boiler; heat at medium speed of an electric mixer until blended. Bring the watrer in the bottom to a simmer; beat the mixture 5 minutes or until thick and pale. Remove from heat; stir in liqueur. Cover and chill.
  4. Beat the whipping cream until soft peaks form. Fold into chilled mixture. Serve the pears with the sauce.

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About Poached Pears with Grand Marnier Sauce

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American

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