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    Pears with Chocolate Sauce and Cracked Black Pepper

    Pears with Chocolate Sauce and Cracked Black Pepper. Photo by Elmotoo

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    Total Time:

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    25 mins

    5 mins

    20 mins

    canarygirl's Note:

    I got this out of a Spanish cooking magazine called "Cocina Facil" while there over Christmas. What an elegant dish to serve guests! And you wouldn't believe how easy it is...

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Place water in a medium sized saucepan, add sugar and bring to a boil (to make the syrup).
    2. 2
      Boil 5 minutes, and then add pears.
    3. 3
      Boil 10 more minutes (or until tender, but NOT mushy--they should still be firm), gently turning several times.
    4. 4
      Allow pears to cool to room temperature in the syrup.
    5. 5
      Heat cream, butter and chocolate over medium heat, stirring constantly until chocolate is disolved.
    6. 6
      Add a little bit of the syrup from the pears and the liquer and whisk until the sauce has a smooth texture, not too thin.
    7. 7
      Place pears in serving bowls or dessert cups, and cover with chocolate sauce.
    8. 8
      Sprinkle with just a bit of freshly ground black pepper.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on November 26, 2007

      55

      OOOOHHH!!!!! This was soooo good!! I doubled the syrup & pears & had enough chocolate sauce. I also used Belle de Brillet - FANTASTIC pear brandy. The pepper is subtle but fabulous! We absolutely loved ths dessert which was mostly made ahead & perfect for WOWing guests! Made for Port & Pimenton: Tag and Plan a Tapas Party Menu CONTEST.

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    Nutritional Facts for Pears with Chocolate Sauce and Cracked Black Pepper

    Serving Size: 1 (502 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 608.0
     
    Calories from Fat 352
    58%
    Total Fat 39.2 g
    60%
    Saturated Fat 24.2 g
    121%
    Cholesterol 56.0 mg
    18%
    Sodium 66.4 mg
    2%
    Total Carbohydrate 76.6 g
    25%
    Dietary Fiber 12.2 g
    48%
    Sugars 54.1 g
    216%
    Protein 6.7 g
    13%

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