Back to Pears in Spiced Raisin Sauce

Print Options


Card Sizes

Pears in Spiced Raisin Sauce Recipe

Pears in Spiced Raisin Sauce Recipe

Because it's so easy to make, we enjoy this dessert often. I usually make extra, as it keeps well, and we don't mind good-tasting leftovers. -Davida Nicholson, Washington, Iowa
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 1 can (8 ounces) sliced pears
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 3 tablespoons orange juice
  • Vanilla ice cream


  • 1. Drain pears, reserving 1/4 cup juice (discarding remaining juice or save for another use); set the pears aside. In a saucepan, combine raisins and reserved juice. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • 2. In a bowl, combine the cornstarch, cinnamon, salt if desired and ginger; stir in orange juice until smooth. Add to raisin mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat. Add pears; cook and stir until heated through. Serve over ice cream. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 143 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 11 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein.