Pears in Chocolate Sauce

2013-01-20
  • Servings : 6
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 45m
  • Ready In : 55m

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Pears in chocolate sauce. Poached pears in homemade chocolate sauce. Very delicious dessert!

Ingredients

  • 6 firm pears,peeled and cored, stem left intact
  • 3/4 pint(400 ml) freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon caster sugar
  • 4 oz (120 g) vanilla pod
  • 1 plain dessert chocolate,cut into small pieces
  • 3½ oz (110 g) butter
  • 1/2 oz (15 g) ice cream (optional)

Method

Step 1

Combine water,lemon juice,sugar and vanilla pod in a saucepan. Mix and heat gently until the sugar dissolves.

Step 2

Bring mixture to a boil,add pears and simmer for 15 minutes. Leave pears to cool in the syrup,then remove them,using a draining spoon and chill 1-2 hours. Reserve the syrup.

Step 3

In a heatproof bowl,combine chocolate and butter. Stand the bowl over the pan of simmering water and stir until melted. Remove from the heat and stir in 2 tablespoons of pear syrup.

Step 4

Arrange the pears in a serving dish and place scoops of ice cream(optional). Spoon the chocolate sauce over the pears. Serve pears in chocolate sauce cold.

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