Recipe: Baked Pears in Spiced Wine

A quick an easy dessert to?showcase any seasonal fruit such as pears, apple or figs. Roasting the fruit in a sweet spiced syrup makes it melt in the mouth.pear red wine 2 S

Degree of difficulty: easy

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 30 minutes



4-6 pears depending on size

2/3 cup?Barossa red wine

2/3 cup Ruby Grenache or Tawny Port

3 tablespoons castor sugar

1 pinch cinnamon

? lemon or lime

? orange

? vanilla bean or ? teaspoon essence


Step 1

Place fruit in a shallow baking dish. Add red wine and port then sprinkle over sugar and spice.

Step 2

Cut citrus fruit into quarters, slit open vanilla pod and scrape out the seeds. Place citrus and vanilla?seeds around the pears.

Step 3

Bake in the oven for 30 minutes at 200?C.

Step 4

Serve the pears with some of the syrup and a creamy topping (yoghurt or mascarpone)….and an extra?glass of Tawny.