Dried Pears

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READY IN: 2hrs
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine water and sugar in a pot on high heat. Bring to a boil and boil for 3 minutes or until a light syrup forms. Add lemon juice and reduce heat to low. Continue to cook until the syrup is barely simmering.
  • Preheat oven to 200°F.
  • Slice pears into 1/8 inch (3mm) slices lengthwise. Use either a serrated knife or a mandoline. Add pear slices to the sugar syrup and poach for 3 to 4 minutes or until the cslices are slightly translucent.
  • Remove slices with a slotted spoon and drain any syrup back into the pot. Place pear slices on parchment paper lined baking sheet. Place in the miffle of oven and dry for 2 hours or until they are firm but with a little flexibiilty and not quite dry to the touch.
  • Cool and store pear slices in an airtight tin.
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