Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 tablespoon 15ml Lemon juice

  2. 4 tablespoons 60ml Firm pears (large)

  3. 4 Crystallized ginger - cut in halves

  4. 2 tablespoons 30ml Butter

  5. 1 tablespoon 15ml Light-brown sugar

  6. 2/3 cup 157ml Pineapple juice

  7. 2/3 cup 157ml Whipping cream Fresh bay leaves Toasted flaked almonds

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Recipe Instructions Preheat oven to 375F. (190C.). Lightly grease a shallow baking dish. Fill a bowl with cold water and add lemon juice. Peel pears and cut in half. Cut away stems and remove cores with a teaspoon. Drop prepared pears in lemon water. Pat pears dry on paper towels. Place a piece of crystallized ginger into "well" of each pear half. Arrange pears, cut-sides down, in greased dish. Put butter, brown sugar and pineapple juice into a saucepan and heat gently to dissolve sugar. Add whipping cream and boil 5 minutes. Pour sauce over pears. Cover and bake in preheat oven 1 hour or until pears are tender and sauce has thickened. Baste pears with sauce several times during baking. Place pears on a warm serving plate and spoon sauce over pears. Arrange bay leaves to resemble pear leaves and garnish with almonds. Serve hot.


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