Poached Pears in Cranberry Sauce

A simple but impressive dessert.
-- Serves
SKILL LEVEL 8 servings
1 quart (4 cups) cranberry juice cocktail
1 cup Crown® Lily White® Corn Syrup
8 slices (1/4-inch thick) unpeeled fresh ginger
2 cinnamon sticks (2 to 3 inches)
8 slightly underripe pears

Combine cranberry juice, corn syrup, ginger and cinnamon sticks in heavy 4-quart saucepan; bring to a boil.

While mixture is coming to a boil, peel, half, and core pears. Add to syrup mixture in saucepan. Reduce heat to low.

Cover and simmer 15 to 20 minutes or until pears are tender. With slotted spoon transfer pears to shallow serving dish.

Remove ginger and cinnamon sticks. Discard all but 2 cups syrup in saucepan. Bring to boil; boil 10 to 12 minutes or until syrup thickens slightly. Spoon sauce over pears.

Nutritional Claims: Low in fat, Low in saturated fat, Free of trans fat, Excellent source of fibre, Low in sodium

Total Time
Cook Time 30 minutes
Nutrition Facts
Valeur nutritive

Per Serving / Par portion
243 g
Calories  210
Fat / Lipides  0 g
Saturated / saturés  0 g
Carbohydrate / Glucides  50 g
Fibre / Fibres  6 g
Sugars / Sucres  29 g
Cholesterol / Cholestérol  0 mg
Protein / Protéins  1 mg
Sodium  25 mg
Potassium   mg
Calcium   mg
Iron / Fer   mg

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