Poached Pears

Cooking Recipes Catalogue

The ultimate in class and taste. Serve with sweetened whipped cream flavored with vanilla and Grand Marnier.

INGREDIENTS (for 4 servings):


  • In a saucepan over medium heat, combine champagne, orange juice and sugar. Add orange slices, cloves and vanilla. Bring to a boil, and stir until sugar is dissolved. Place pears in saucepan, and reduce heat. Cover, and simmer 15 minutes. Remove cover, and simmer an additional 30 minutes. Remove pears from the liquid, and let cool.
  • Heat chocolate in a bowl over hot water, stirring until melted. Pour chocolate over the pears, and serve.