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Spiced Pears

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Ingredients
  Canned pear halves 28 Ounce
  Orange juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Ginger 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon stick 1 Small
  Whole cloves 4
  Red currant jelly 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Red food coloring 3 Drop
  Plain yogurt 12 Ounce
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Vanilla 2 Teaspoon
Directions

Drain pears, save juice.
Combine pear juice, orange juice, lemon juice, ginger, cinnamon and cloves in saucepan.
Bring to a boil, turn down heat and simmer 10 minutes.
Put pear halves in bowl and pour hot syrup over.
Let stand 1 hour at room temperature.
Chill.
Beat jelly with a rotary beater until smooth at serving time.
Add 3 tbsp of the spiced pear juice and a few drops of red food coloring to tint a nice red and beat to blend.
Combine yogurt, sugar and vanilla.
Lift pear halves out of liquid (save liquid for another use) and put them in sherbet glasses.
Top each serving with a spoonful of the jelly then a spoonful of yogurt.
Serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Pudding

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