Maple pears with pecans & cranberries

Maple pears with pecans & cranberries

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(15 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 5 mins

Easy

Serves 4
Make a dessert fit for a dinner party in ten minutes

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal208
  • fat9g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs32g
  • sugars9g
  • fibre4g
  • protein2g
  • salt0g
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Ingredients

  • 4 ripe pears
    Pear

    Pear

    pair

    Like apples, to which they are related, pears come in thousands of varieties, of which only a…

  • handful dried cranberries
    Cranberries

    Cranberry

    A tart, ruby-red coloured berry which grows wild on shrubs throughout northern Europe and North…

  • 2 tbsp maple syrup, plus extra to serve
    Maple syrup

    Maple syrup

    may-pul sir-rup

    The rising spring sap of a number of varieties of maple tree

  • 50g/2oz pecan nuts, broken roughly
    Pecan nuts

    Pecan

    pee-kan

    Related to the walnut, pecans are native to America, and grow enclosed in a glossy, browny-red…

  • Greek yogurt, to serve

Method

  1. Peel and halve the pears and scoop out the core with a teaspoon. Lay the halves in a shallow microwaveable dish, cut side down, along with the cranberries. Pour 2 tbsp of the maple syrup over and cover with cling film. Microwave on High for 3 mins until softened, stirring halfway through. Uncover and leave to cool for a few mins. Stir the pecan nuts through the syrup.

  2. Spoon into serving dishes, drizzle extra maple syrup, if you like, and serve with yogurt.

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Comments, questions and tips

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gem_melia
20th Aug, 2008
5.05
Gorgeous, and very simple!
vickpole
14th Jan, 2008
4.05
Great as a healthy mid week pud.

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