Caramelized Pears

Preparation info

  • Yield:

    8

    portions
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Professional Baking

Professional Baking

By Wayne Gisslen

Published 2008

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Ingredients

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Ingredients U.S. Metric
Pears, ripe

Method

Procedure

  1. Peel, core, and quarter the pears.
  2. Heat the butter in a sauté pan. Add the pears and sugar. Cook over moderately high heat. The pears will give off juice, which will combine with the sugar to form a syrup. Continue to cook, turning and basting the pears, until the syrup reduces and thickens and the pears are lightly caramelized. The syrup wi