Stuffed Pears with Toffee Sauce


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Stuffed Pears with Toffee Sauce

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Innovative and exotic, the Stuffed Pears with Toffee Sauce is sure to catch the fancy of all your guests! A soul-warming dessert with the pleasing flavour of pears, the delectable crunch of coconut and the rich mouth-feel of toffee, this dessert ensues a slightly different preparation process, but is not too difficult to make.


Peeled and cored pears are stuffed with an awesome mixture of coconut, pistachios and pear pulp, and baked till the pears soften. This is then drowned in a luscious toffee sauce, and served warm, much to the pleasure of everybody who tastes it!.

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Stuffed Pears with Toffee Sauce recipe - How to make Stuffed Pears with Toffee Sauce

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Baking Time:  10 minutes   Baking Temperature:  200°C (400°F)   Total Time:     Makes 4 servings (4serving )
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Ingredients

For The Stuffing
3 tbsp freshly grated coconut
1 tbsp chopped pistachios
1/4 cup pear pulp

For The Pears
2 medium sized pears
1 tbsp sugar

For The Toffee Sauce
4 tbsp sugar
1 tbsp butter
1/4 cup fresh cream
Method
For the stuffing

    For the stuffing
  1. Heat a broad non-stick pan, add the coconut and dry roast on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  2. Add the pear pulp and pistachios, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring continuously. Keep aside.

For the pears

    For the pears
  1. Peel each pear and cut into half vertically.
  2. Remove the core of the pear and discard it to form a cavity in the centre. Keep aside.
  3. Combine the sugar and 1 cup of water in a broad non-stick pan, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Add the pear halves and cook on a medium flame for 13 minutes, while turning them occasionally.
  5. Arrange the pears on a 125 mm. (5”) diameter baking dish, stuff each cavity with the prepared stuffing and bake in a pre-heated oven at 200°c (400°c). Keep aside.

For the toffee sauce

    For the toffee sauce
  1. Heat the sugar in a broad non-stick pan and cook on a slow flame for 7 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  2. Add 2 tbsp of water, mix well and cook on a slow flame for 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  3. Add the butter and fresh cream, mix well and cook on a slow flame for 2 minutes, while stirring continuously. Keep aside.
  4. Divide the sauce into 4 equal portions and keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Just before serving, pour a portion of the toffee sauce on a serving plate, place 2 stuffed pears over it and top it with another portion of the toffee sauce.
  2. Repeat step 1 to make one more serving.
  3. Serve immediately.
Accompaniments

Chocolate Cinnamon Coffee 
Iced Coffee Mocha 
Irish Coffee 

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy242 cal
Protein1.9 g
Carbohydrates31.7 g
Fiber4.7 g
Fat11.9 g
Cholesterol7.5 mg
Sodium35.8 mg

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Reviews

Stuffed Pears with Toffee Sauce
5
 on 30 Jun 17 04:54 PM


Great dessert using pears.. The stuffing is the highlight of the dessert.. nice toffee taste..