A Perfect ‘Pear’ing With Wine

June 10, 2019

A Perfect ‘Pear’ing With Wine

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Rum-Poached Pears

Sweet, soft, and succulent poached pears. Good for dessert and even a cold!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword pears, poached
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 6
Author David Lee


  • 6 pears peeled
  • 5 cups water
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cup rum
  • 1 tspn vanilla


  1. Pour the water, sugar, rum and vanilla into a sauce pot on medium high heat and stir until the sugar is dissolved.

  2. Place the pears into the sugar water and simmer covered for 40 minutes. Turn to make sure the pears cook evenly and until soft.

  3. Serve with ice cream and chocolate syrup.


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