Lavender-scented Caramel Poached Pears

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Long used to flavour soups, stocks and sauces but most famously used in confectionaries and desserts caramel remains a firm favourite for sweet tooths.

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  1. 3 cups (750ml) water
  2. 1 cup (250ml) sweet dessert wine
  3. 1 cup (200g) brown sugar
  4. 1 vanilla bean, split
  5. 1 cinnamon stick
  6. 2 whole star anise
  7. 1 tablespoon dried lavender flowers (see note), plus extra, to serve
  8. 4 packham pears, peeled
  9. Vanilla ice-cream or lavender ice-cream, to serve

The instruction how to make Lavender-scented Caramel Poached Pears

  1. Combine the water, wine, sugar, vanilla bean, cinnamon, star-anise and lavender in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low. Add the pears and bring to a very gentle simmer. Cover with a sheet of baking paper. Cook, turning occasionally, for 1 hour or until pears are tender. Remove pears from syrup and place in a heatproof bowl.
  2. Increase heat to high and bring syrup to the boil. Cook, uncovered, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes or until syrup thickens. Strain through a fine sieve over the pears. Set aside for 30 minutes to cool. Cover with plastic wrap and place in the fridge for 2-3 hours to chill, turning pears occasionally.
  3. Place the pears on serving dishes. Drizzle with syrup and serve with ice-cream, if desired.

Nutritions of Lavender-scented Caramel Poached Pears

cholesterolContent: 1 grams protein

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