Chocolate pears with wine syrup 

Chocolate pears with wine syrup


Calories:678 kcal
Preparation:30 min
Ready in:45 min
1 serving contains (Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calories678 kcal(34%)
Protein5 g(10%)
Fat25 g(31%)
Carbohydrates110 g(42%)
Added Sugar9 g(10%)
Roughage6 g(20%)

Recipe author: EAT SMARTER


For servings

4large, firm Pear peeled
1lemons juice
3 ½ ouncesplain Dark chocolate 60 % cocoa solids
3 ½ ouncesgood quality white chocolate
bay leaves
For the syrup
⅜ cupsdry white wine
3 tablespoonssugar
1 cupchopped Candied peel
2 tablespoonsbutter


1 Heat the oven to 190°C (170° fan) 375°F gas 5. Line a baking tray with non-stick baking paper.
2 Leave the stalks on the pears, level off the bases and drizzle with lemon juice.
3 Place the pears on a the baking tray and bake for about 15 minutes, until tender. Remove from the oven and leave to cool.
4 Melt the chocolate in separate heatproof bowls over a pan of simmering (not boiling) water.
5 Dip 2 pears into the plain chocolate and 2 pears into the white chocolate.
6 Attach the bay leaves to the stalks and leave to set on non-stick baking paper.
7 For the syrup: heat the wine and sugar in a pan until the sugar has dissolved. Bring to a boil and simmer until the liquid has a syrupy consistency. Add the candied peel and butter and leave to cool.
8 Arrange the pears on a serving plate and drizzle a little of the syrup around the pears.


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