Christmas pears

Christmas pears

Total: 6 hr 45 Min. | Active: 45 Min.
vegetarian, gluten-free
Nutritional value / people: 208 kcal
, Carbohydrate: 42 g
, Protein: 1 g


4 people


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4dl red wine (e.g. Amarone)
100g cane sugar
2 star anise
3 cardamom pods
4 pears with stem, (e.g. Williams)
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How it's done

Bring the wine, sugar, star anise and cardamom to the boil in a small pan.

Peel the pears, leave the stems intact, cut in half and remove the cores. Add the pears to the wine, simmer gently over a low heat for approx. 25 mins., turning the pears occasionally. Allow the pears to cool in the wine, cover and chill for approx. 6 hrs. Remove the pears from the wine and set aside. Reduce the wine to approx. 150 ml, allow to cool, serve with the pears.

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Serve with: Pistachio or vanilla ice cream

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