You are here

Pears Belle Helene

chef.jackson's picture
Ingredients
  Granulated sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Dessert pears 3 Large
  Vanilla ice cream 1 Quart
  Chocolate sauce 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Almonds 2 Tablespoon, browned
Directions

1. Make a syrup by simmering the sugar, water and vanilla until sugar dissolves.
2. Peel, core and halve the pears lengthways.
3. Poach them in the syrup until just tender.
4. Pile the ice cream in a serving dish.
5. Arrange the drained, cooled pear halves around it.
6. Coat the dessert with chocolate sauce, and scatter browned almonds over.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Poached
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Pear
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes

Rate It

Your rating: None
4.32
Average: 4.3 (20 votes)