Poached Pears with Dark Chocolate Sauce

Sunday, July 12, 2009

Poached Pears with Dark Chocolate Sauce

4 William or Beurre Bosc pears
3/4 cup caster sugar
Water to cover pears in saucepan
2 cinnamon sticks
1 teaspoon Brandy (or Brandy essence)
200g dark cooking chocolate
½ cup cream
40g butter
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Peel the pears, leaving the stem intact. Place sugar, water and cinnamon stick in a saucepan. Stir over low heat until sugar dissolves.

Add pears, cover with baking paper and slowly bring to the boil. Continue to boil for 5 – 7 minutes.

Remove from heat and set aside to cool.

Place chocolate, cream and butter in a heatproof bowl over simmering water. Stir until chocolate melts then stir through the ground cinnamon.

Serve one pear drizzled with chocolate and topped with cracked pepper if desired.


My Little Space Thursday, July 16, 2009 7:07:00 AM  

Hi Karen, do you mind if I ask you a question? Where can I get the free software for stirching the pictures like yours? My last posting was horrible. What a mess! Need some arrangement! Thanks.

Ann Thursday, July 16, 2009 12:55:00 PM  

OMG! this sounds awesome.

Karen Thursday, July 16, 2009 4:17:00 PM  

Thanks for the comments everyone!!!

Hi My Little Space, no problems at all. I currently use Adobe Photoshop Elements to import all my photos into one file with the pink background, to keep them uniformed for my blog. I bought the program however you can download a free trial version here: http://www.adobe.com/downloads/ The trial's last 30 days from the day you download it. And there are a few different ones there to keep you going for a while :). Apart from that there is also this free software which friend has mentioned it before however I haven't used it so I'm not sure what it is like: http://www.photoscape.org/ps/main/index.php I hope this helps! K x

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