Poires au Sucre

Caramelized Pears

Preparation info
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Hows and Whys of French Cooking

By Alma Lach

Published 1974

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  • pound butter
  • 6 tablespoons sugar
  • 4 pears


  1. Melt half the butter in an 8-inch pie pan, or one just large enough to hold the pears flat. Size of pears will determine size of pan. Sprinkle pan with half the sugar.
  2. Cut pears in half. Peel and core. Lay pears, cut side down, into the pie pan. Sprinkle with remaini