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Pears Belle Helene

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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

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3540 Calories from Fat 1167

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 131 g201.1%

Saturated Fat 72.7 g363.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 425.4 mg141.8%

Sodium 801.1 mg33.4%

Total Carbohydrates 565 g188.2%

Dietary Fiber 31.7 g126.7%

Sugars 492 g

Protein 46 g91.6%

Vitamin A 82.8% Vitamin C 57.8%

Calcium 135.5% Iron 17.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Pears Belle Helene Recipe