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Pears Poached In Sweet White Wine

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Ingredients
  Sweet white wine/Sauternes 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Lemon rind 1 , juiced
  Pears 4
  Whipping cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Pear brandy 1 Tablespoon
Directions

MAKING
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.

SERVING
8 In individual serving dishes, arrange the poached pears.
9 Pour syrup over them and serve at once.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Poached
Ingredient: 
Pear
Interest: 
Party
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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