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Desserts & Breads
Desserts & Breads

Abuelita Poached Pears

Abuelita Poached Pears
15 min
50 min
4 servings
  • 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.
Key Ingredients


Make It

Step 1
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.
Step 2
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.
Step 3
Serve two pear halves in each of four individual dessert plates. Top with Abuelita sauce and whipped cream or ice cream. Serve immediately.

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