Butterscotch Poached Pears

Makes 6
Prep 10 m
Cook 20 m


Butterscotch Sauce:

Poached Pears:



  1. 1 of 1 In small saucepan, combine sugar, butter, syrup, salt. Over medium-low heat, stir until blended, 3 minutes. Over medium-high heat, bring to gentle boil; boil 2 minutes, without stirring. Remove from heat; stir in cream and vanilla. Let cool. Cover; refrigerate until thickened, 1 hour.

Poached Pears:

  1. 1 of 2 In large saucepan, bring wine, sugar, peel, juice, cinnamon, cloves to boiling; boil until sugar is dissolved, 5 minutes. Peel pears, leaving stem on. Core from bottom. Add pears to pan; cover; simmer 10 to 15 minutes or until tender. Cool to room temperature. Refrigerate pears in liquid until cold, 4 hours. (Can be prepared day ahead.)
  2. 2 of 2 Spoon sauce on each plate; add pear. Pass extra sauce.
Nutrition Information for Butterscotch Poached Pears
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Per Serving: 72 g carb., 16 g Fat, total, 133 mg sodium, 425 kcal cal., 1 g pro., 9 g sat. fat, 3 g fiber, 48 mg chol.
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