Pears Poached In Sweet White Wine
|Sweet white wine/Sauternes||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Water||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Lemon rind||1 , juiced|
|Whipping cream||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Pear brandy||1 Tablespoon|
1 In a pan, combine wine, water and sugar.
2 Add rind and juice of 1 lemon.
3 Simmer for 5 minutes.
4 Meanwhile, peel and core the pears and immediately add them into the syrup.
5 Simmer pears for 10-15 minutes depending on ripeness.
6 Remove the pears from the syrup and transfer to a dish.
7 Boil the syrup over high heat until reduced to half of its quantity.
8 In individual serving dishes, arrange the poached pears.
9 Pour syrup over them and serve at once.
Calories 423 Calories from Fat 181
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20 g30.9%
Saturated Fat 13.3 g66.3%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 82.9 mg27.6%
Sodium 23.6 mg1%
Total Carbohydrates 39 g13%
Dietary Fiber 4.9 g19.7%
Sugars 26.5 g
Protein 0.73 g1.5%
Vitamin A 0.7% Vitamin C 15.9%
Calcium 5.5% Iron 2.3%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet