Deborah Hutton’s Baked Pears With Chocolate Sauce

Deborah Huttons Baked Pears With Chocolate Sauce

prep + cook time 1 hour
serves 4


4 ripe medium beurre bosc pears (1kg), peeled, halved lengthways
¼ cup (90g) golden syrup or honey
25g butter, chopped
50g dark chocolate, chopped
½ cup (125ml) cream
4 scoops vanilla ice-cream

1 Preheat the oven to 200°C/180°C fan-forced. Line an ovenproof dish, large enough to fit pears in a single layer, with baking paper.
2 Remove core from pears with a small spoon. Place pears, cut-side up in dish; drizzle with golden syrup, then dot with butter.
3 Bake pears for 45 minutes, turning and basting occasionally or until soft.
4 Meanwhile, combine chocolate and cream in a small heavy-based saucepan; stir over low heat until combined. Remove from heat.
5 Serve pears and ice-cream drizzled with some of the pear cooking liquid and chocolate sauce.

Deborah Hutton baked pears with chocolate sauce

Recipe and image from Deborah Hutton’s book My Love Affair With Food available now.

Written by TheCarousel


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