Caramelized Pears With Dulce De Leche Ice Cream

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 45 mins

From Bon Appetit.


  1. Preheat oven to 400. Place pears in large bowl; toss with lemon juice and vanilla. Melt butter in large ovenproof skillet over med-high heat. Add sugar; shake skillet to spread sugar evenly.
  2. Place pears, cut side down in skillet; drizzle with any remaining lemon juice mixture from bowl. Cook until sugar begins to dissolve and mixture bubbles all over, shaking pan often, about 5 minute.
  3. Transfer skillet to oven. Bake until pears are soft and juices are golden, about 15 minute Serve pears with juices from skillet and ice cream.
Most Helpful

This was a very good dish. I cut it in half because there are only 2 of us. Dulce De Leche Ice cream is our very favorite of all ice creams, and it has stand alone qualities. I thought the sauce and the ice cream would have been just as good without the pears... but it really was a great dish.

Lou February 10, 2009