Ginger-Pear Sauce for Gingerbread

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 25 mins

I have no idea where I found this recipe, but pears and ginger make a good marriage and this is no exception. A pleasant change from the usual lemon sauce or applesauce for topping gingerbread. Enjoy.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine sugar, water and lemon peel.
  2. Cook, uncovered, for 5 minutes, stirring.
  3. Stir in pears.
  4. Cover and simmer until very tender (about 20 minutes).
  5. Remove lemon peel and puree this mixture.
  6. Stir in ginger.

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