Poached Pears in a Port and Orange Reduction

Chestnut Street Inn

301 East Chestnut Street , Sheffield, IL 61361 Estados Unidos


  • 1 and 1/3 C All-purpose flour
  • 1 and 1/3 C Milk
  • Granulated Sugar
  • Ground Cinnamon
  • Ground Cloves
  • Freshly Grated Nutmeg
  • Pure Vanilla Extract
  • Orange Zest
  • Orange Blossom Water


  1. Place the port, orange juice, sugar, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, citrus zest, pepper, vanilla and orange blossom water in a medium saucepan. Place on medium high and bring to a boil. Add pears. Bring to a boil again and then reduce to a simmer. Simmer uncovered for approximately 20 minutes or until a knife inserted into the apples comes out cleanly. Remove pears to a bowl and cool. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate. Bring the sauce to a boil and reduce by half, which should take approximately an additional 20 minutes. Cool syrup and refrigerate 8 hours or overnight. Serve cold garnished with whipped cream, vanilla ice cream or mascarpone cream.
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Poached Pears in a Port and Orange Reduction