Abuelita Poached Pears

Abuelita Poached Pears

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Elegant Abuelita Poached Pears are simple to make and rich with chocolate flavor. Top with whipped cream or ice cream and try a garnish of chopped nuts or a sprig of mint to add extra color. Coffee liqueur is optional but adds an extra level of flavor dimension.

15 mins. to Prepare

50 mins. Cooking Time

0 mins. Standing Time

65 mins. Total

Servings: 4

This recipe is: Low Fat


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COMBINE Abuelita syrup and water in medium saucepan; mix well. Add pear halves. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to medium. Cook for 30 minutes or until pears are tender.

REMOVE pears; set aside. Continue to cook sauce over medium heat for 20 minutes or until thickened and reduced. Remove from heat; add coffee liqueur.

SERVE two pear halves in each of four individual dessert plates. Top with Abuelita sauce and whipped cream or ice cream. Serve immediately.
Amount Per Serving
Servings: 4
Calories from Fat25
%Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.5g4%
Saturated Fat 1.5g7%
Cholesterol 10mg3%
Sodium 170mg7%
Carbohydrates 101g34%
Dietary Fiber 7g27%
Sugars 85g
Protein 1g
Vitamin A2%
Vitamin C10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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