Slow Cooker Poached Pears

2021-03-23
  • Yield: 6
  • Servings: 6
  • Prep Time: 10m
  • Cook Time: 5:00 h
  • Ready In: 5:10 h

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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

    293.6
  • Carbohydrates

    48.2 g
  • Cholesterol

    30.5 mg
  • Fat

    12.9 g
  • Fiber

    7.1 g
  • Protein

    1.3 g
  • Saturated Fat

    7.4 g
  • Serving Size

    1
  • Sodium

    87.1 mg
  • Sugar

    9.8 g
  • Trans Fat

    3.2 g
  • Unsaturated Fat

    0.9 g
  • Potassium

    305.5 mg
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Slow cooker poached pears. This is a simple recipe for poaching pears in a slow cooker with sugar, vanilla ice cream, and amaretto cream liqueur. This recipe is a perfect idea for a romantic meal. It easily pairs with any wine or dessert for the evening.

To make this dessert easy to make, I opted to use a slow cooker. This way you can have your poached pears cooking away while you are making your special romantic dinner. If you plan ahead and turn off your slow cooker at the appropriate time, you can have your poached pears stay warm until it’s time for them to be served.

What is Slow Cooker Poached Pears?

Poached pears are a delicious recipe that is perfect for the holiday season. They are poached in a slow cooker which means they can be made ahead of time and they require very little effort to make.

The pears are cooked in a mixture of water, sugar, and spices until they become soft. They are then served with whipped cream or ice cream.

This is a great recipe for people who love to cook but don’t have much time on their hands.

3 Benefits of Slow Cooker Poaching Pears

This dessert is a healthy and delicious way to cook pears. It is a great alternative to other cooking methods.

1) It preserves the pear’s natural flavor better than other cooking methods

2) The slow cooker can make the pear more tender and juicy than other cooking methods

3) Slow cooker poaching pears is healthier than boiling or baking because it doesn’t require any added sugar or fat.

Storing The Finished Pears

As we all know, poaching pears is a common way to cook them. After poaching, the pears should be soft and tender. The next step is to remove them from the pot and let them cool slightly, once they are cooled, you can store them in an airtight container in your refrigerator for up to two weeks.

Slow Cooker Poached Pears

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Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup cold water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup (80 ml) amaretto cream liqueur
  • vanilla ice cream to serve
  • 6 ripe pears, peeled, cored, and halved

Method

Step 1

Combine water, sugar, amaretto, and pears in a slow cooker. Stir well to coat.

Step 2

Cover slow cooker and cook on low-heat setting for 4-5 hours. Serve slow cooker poached pears with vanilla ice cream.

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