Yummy Caramelized Pears

Yummy Caramelized Pears
  • 2 Tbsps Raisins
  • 2 Tbsp Cognac
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • 2 Tbsps organic cane sugar
  • 2 D'Anjou pears, halved and pips removed
  • 1 Tbsp of toasted and chopped hazelnuts
  1. Preparation:
  2. Soak raisins in cognac.
  3. Melt the butter in a large saucepan. Add sugar and bring to boil.
  4. Arrange pears in the pan with flat side facing down, moving them around the pan so that they are coated with the caramelized sugar.
  5. Cook for about 10 minutes, or until pears will begin to soften.
  6. Add soaked raisins and cook for another 5-7 minutes.
  7. Place each pear half in a dessert bowl with flat side facing up;
  8. spoon some raisins and sprinkle toasted chopped nuts on top of pear halves.
  9. Drizzle caramel sauce from the pan over the pears.


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