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Pears in Maple Syrup Recipe

Updated on June 9, 2014
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Poaching A Pear

Poaching a pear is one of the simplest and elegant desserts around. Poaching pears is ideal for using up an excess of fruit after you have brought home too many pears from the grocery or farmer's market. Pears are easy to poach and once cooked can be served with ice cream, a cookie, sliced brownies or cake, whipped cream or even a little dollop of sweetened goat chevre or mascarpone cheese. Try left over poached pears with granola and cottage cheese for breakfast. Yum!

Pears are typically poached in wine, liquer, water with lemon or vanilla or even a combination of the above. Sometimes other dried fruits like raisins or figs are added to intensify the flavor. Poaching can improve the flavor of a pear and typically hard fruit works better than a soft pear because soft ones fall apart when poached. Choose from Bosc, Winter Nellis or Conference pears for poaching.

Maple syrup is a no nonsense addition to poaching pears. Maple syrup is a staple that American Indians gave to the pilgrims when they settled in Plymouth, MA. Maple syrup is loaded with vitamins and nutrients not found in sugar. Maple syrup has potassuim, maganese, zinc and calcium. It is easy to cook with and a beautiful addition to fruit.

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Cook Time

Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 20 min
Ready in: 30 min
Yields: 12 servings
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Ingredients

  • 6 Bosc Pears, large, cut in half
  • 2 quarts water, boiling
  • 3/4 cup maple syrup
  • 12 oz. vanilla yogurt, custard style
  • 2 tbsp. maple syrup, reserved for garnish
  • nutmeg, for garnish

Instructions

  1. Peel, core and halve the pears.
  2. Combine water with maple syrup and poach pears for 20 minutes.
  3. Remove pears and drain them.
  4. Place a dollop of yogurt on the plate and place pear cut side down on yogurt.
  5. Sprinkle pear with nutmeg and drizzle a little syrup over the pear.
  6. Serve immediately.

Whole Poached Maple Pears

You may follow the recipe above but cook the pears whole. Peel them and core them. Cook for an additional 5 to 10 minutes or until tender and serve them immediately upright on the serving plate. Garnish with additional maple syrup and nutmeg.

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    • prasetio30 profile image

      prasetio30 

      5 years ago from malang-indonesia

      I love the recipe....it sound delicious. I can't to make it soon. Thanks for sharing with us. Voted up :-)

      Prasetio

    • Just Ask Susan profile image

      Susan Zutautas 

      5 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      These pears sound delicious and I happen to have everything on hand to make them.

      Thanks for the recipe.

      Voted up and pinning.

    • Glimmer Twin Fan profile image

      Claudia Mitchell 

      5 years ago

      This sounds yummy and not too hard. Also sounds refreshing versus some heavier desserts. Interesting and pinned.

    • LadyLyell profile image

      LadyLyell 

      5 years ago from George, South Africa

      I'll add this recipe to my other favorite pear recipes, sounds yummy! I often make pears in red wine for guests as drizzled with the syrup before serving give that wow factor ( served in a white bowl)

      Thanks for the recipe!

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