Recipe by MSTRECKE
"This red wine-poached pear with chocolate recipe is a perfect dessert option for the holidays, cold winter nights, or as a show-stopper to impress your friends. Just don't let them know how easy it is to make! Serve with a savory cream like marscapone, crème fraiche, or Devonshire cream. Can be made ahead of time and refrigerated."
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pears, peeled, or more to taste
1 1/2 cups
star anise pod
1 (11 ounce) jar
chocolate sauce (such as Fran's®)
Made this for Mother's Day and it was a hit! I used both Bosc and Anjou pears and found the Bosc to work better. I topped the pears with a tablespoon of mascarpone before drizzling the sauce over the dish. Next time I'll us a bit of corn starch after removing the pears for a thicker sauce but I wouldn't change anything else. The sauce that this makes is AMAZING and would stand on it's own as a topping for ice cream or cheesecake which could make for some interesting pairings.
Very easy and supper yummy!
I was able to poach 6 pears with the recipe above.
I dug out extra pear flesh from the core area for extra chocolate filling.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Red Wine Poached Pears with Chocolate Filling
Serving Size: 1/6 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 43
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