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Poached Pears In Mulled Wine

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Ingredients
  Granulated sugar 5 Ounce (150 Gram)
  Red wine 1⁄4 Pint
  Lemon 1⁄2 (Use Rind And Juice)
  Whole cloves 4
  Cinnamon stick 1 Inch
  Ripe pears 4 Large
  Arrowroot/Corn flour 1 Teaspoon
  Cream 2 Tablespoon (For Serving)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Skin the pears, half them and remove the cores using a spoon.

MAKING
2) In a pan, heat a mixture of sugar, wine, 1/4 pt (150 ml) water, cinnamon, cloves, lemon and rind gently until the sugar has dissolved.
3) Allow the mixture to come to a boil and then simmer it for 2 minutes.
4) Mix in pears and boil for 20 minutes until pears are soft.
5) Using a slotted spoon, toss the pears often during cooking.
6) Take a serving bowl and transfer the pears to it.
7) Reduce the syrup to half by boiling it.
8) Combine arrowroot with lemon juice and mix this with syrup.
9) Allow the syrup to thicken by stirring constantly.

FINALIZING
10) Strain the syrup over pears and chill in refrigerator, covered for at least four hours.

SERVING
11) Serve cold with fresh cream on side.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Pear
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
180 Minutes
Ready In: 
210 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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