Pear Sundaes Recipe
Pear Sundaes Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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This recipe is perfect for an uncommon dessert that's fresh and fast. These sweet caramel pears overs ice cream are easy, special and delicious. For a different flavor, substitute canned peaches.—Len Harkness, Pacifica, California
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 can (29 ounces) pear halves
  • Vanilla ice cream

Directions

In a saucepan, combine brown sugar, butter and cinnamon. Cook and stir over medium heat for 5 minutes or until butter is melted. Drain pears, reserving 1/2 cup juice (discard remaining juice or save for another use). Add pears and reserved juice to saucepan; cook for 8-10 minutes or until heated through. Serve warm over ice cream. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Pear Sundaes in Taste of Home October/November 2000, p9

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 261 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 94mg sodium, 50g carbohydrate (45g sugars, 2g fiber), 0 protein.

  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 can (29 ounces) pear halves
  • Vanilla ice cream
  1. In a saucepan, combine brown sugar, butter and cinnamon. Cook and stir over medium heat for 5 minutes or until butter is melted. Drain pears, reserving 1/2 cup juice (discard remaining juice or save for another use). Add pears and reserved juice to saucepan; cook for 8-10 minutes or until heated through. Serve warm over ice cream. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Pear Sundaes in Taste of Home October/November 2000, p9

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