Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 4 medium sized pears, ripe but firm (Bosc or Anjou work well)

  2. 3 cups port wine

  3. 2 cups water

  4. 1/2 cup sugar

  5. 1 lemon

  6. 2 cinnamon sticks

  7. 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

  8. 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice

  9. 1 quart vanilla bean ice cream

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Begin by creating the poaching liquid. In a medium saucepan combine wine, water, sugar, and spices. Using a vegetable peeler remove 1 strip of zest from the lemon and add to the pot. Cut lemon in half and squeeze juice into the pot also. Set over high heat and bring to a boil as you stir.


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