5 from 2 votes
Poached pears is an easy and exquisite French dessert. This is no bake dessert, spicy poached pears in red wine. To my mind, this is one of the most beautiful pear desserts - soft fruit with spicy winter flavors. Poached pear in red wine, served on the white plate
Poached pears - Pear desserts
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

Poached pears is an easy and exquisite French dessert. This is no bake dessert, spicy poached pears in red wine.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: French
Keyword: chai, easy, red wine, spicy fruit, vegan
Servings: 3
Calories: 490 kcal
Author: Cooking Journey
Ingredients
  • 1 bottle red wine
  • 3 pears
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 cloves
  • 1 pyramid spicy chai tea
  • 113 g sugar /4 oz / 1.2 cup
  • 1/2 orange
Instructions
  1. Put the wine and sugar in the pot, bring to the boil, stirring until sugar dissolves.

  2. Meanwhile gently peel the pears, moving from top to the bottom, leaving the stem.

  3. Add pears, tea pyramid, orange zest and spices in the pot with wine. Lower the heat. Simmer 20-30 minutes until pears are cooked. Make sure the pears are covered with wine, rotate them from time to time.

  4. Leave the pears in the same liquid for at least 2 hours or overnight in the fridge.

  5. Cut the bottom of each pear so it seats straight on the plate with the stem, looking on top.

  6. Sieve the wine sauce.
    Add more sugar and cook until it reduces in half (if you want syrupy consistence).

  7. Serve one pear per person, pour few tablespoons of wine sauce on top the pear.

Recipe Notes

*Check if the pears are cooked, stabbing with a knife the bottom of each pear. Remember, the pears will continue cooking after removing them from heat.

*You can reheat the pears in the same red wine sauce.

*You can use 4,5 g /1,6 oz of Stevia powder instead of sugar