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Poached Pears with Chocolate Drizzle

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Category: Fruit, Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 2 lg Bosc pears, firm
  • 3 tb White wine
  • 3 tb Apple juice
  • 1/2 ts Vanilla extract
  • 1/4 ts Cinnamon
  • 1 ds Allspice
  • 1 ds Nutmeg
  • 1 ts Cornstarch
  • 1/3 c Semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 ts Water


Core pears & cut each pear into 8 sections lengthwise.
Combine wine, juice, vanilla & spices in a saucepan.
Put in the pears & bring to a simmer. Cover & simmer
over low heat until the pears are just fork- tender.
Combine cornstarch with enough water to dissolve it.
Stir into the saucepan liquid until thickened. Remove
from heat. & cool until just warm.
Just before serving, combine chocolate chips & water
in the top of a double boiler (Mark's note: or drop a
steaming dish into a pot of water). Heat until the
chocolate is smoothly melted. Arrange pear slices in
two dessert bowls. Divide the chocolate between them
& drizzle over the pears in a zig-zag pattern. Serve
at once.

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