Pere al cioccolato

Pears with chocolate

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    6

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Twelve

By Tessa Kiros

Published 2003

  • About

These cooked pears are presented on a pool of vanilla cream, drizzled lightly with brandy or another liqueur, then with melted chocolate and sprinkled with amaretti biscuit crumbs.

Ingredients

  • 6 ripe firm pears
  • 1 litre (4 cups) water
  • 350

Method

Peel the pears carefully, leaving the stem intact. Hollow out the bottom with a melon baller or a teaspoon and remove the pips.

In a large saucepan make a syrup with the water, the 350 g (12 oz