Poached Pears with Honey Ice Cream and Chocolate Sauce

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Appears in

The Great Ice Cream Book

The Great Ice Cream Book

By Jon Croft

Published 1984

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  • 6 Comice or Conference pears, firm and large


Peel the pears, leaving the stalk intact, and poach gently in the syrup until cooked, while still keeping the flesh firm—about 4 minutes. Allow to cool in syrup.

Make the ice cream by boiling the milk. Mix together the honey and egg yolks and add to the milk. Allow to cool, add the cream and freeze.

Make the chocolate sauce by mixing all the ingredients together and bringing to