Honey spiced poached pears wrapped in puff pastry | How to make Honey spiced poached pears wrapped in puff pastry

By Afroz Shaikh  |  1st Jun 2016  |  
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Honey spiced poached pears wrapped in puff pastryby Afroz Shaikh
  • Prep Time

    15

    mins
  • Cook Time

    45

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  • Serves

    3

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About Honey spiced poached pears wrapped in puff pastry Recipe

Took inspiration from Nigella.

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Honey spiced poached pears wrapped in puff pastry

Ingredients to make Honey spiced poached pears wrapped in puff pastry

  • 3 ripe but very firm Pears
  • 2 Cups water
  • 2 cups Cranberry juice
  • 4 tbsp honey
  • 4 tbsp sugar
  • 2 inch fresh ginger, sliced
  • 1/4 cup Milk
  • 2 whole cloves
  • 3 star anise
  • 2 cinnamon stick
  • 1/4 tsp Vanilla essence
  • 1 store brought puff pastry

How to make Honey spiced poached pears wrapped in puff pastry

  1. Peel the pears and cut them in half from bottom, so that it is able stand. Add the cranberry juice, water,Honey, vanilla essence and Sugar to a deep pot and bring to a boil over high heat.
  2. Stir until the sugar and honey are dissolved, then add the ginger, cloves, star anise, and cinnamon stick.
  3. Add the pears into the juice and spice and turn the heat down to a simmer. Cover and cook for 20 to 30 minutes, or until the pears are soft but not mushy.
  4. Let the pears sit in and the poaching liquid in fridge for few hours as it will bring deeper flavor in pears.
  5. After few hours remove pears carefully in a plate and return the poaching liquid on to the gas to reduce and make it into a syrup.
  6. Pour the liquid in a wide pan and let simmer for 30 minutes until it turns syrupy.
  7. Defrost the the puff pastry. Unfold puff pastry on a lightly floured surface. Cut into thin strips.
  8. Start wrapping at the bottom of a poached pear, wrap a puff pastry strip around pear, adding additional strips until pear is completely wrapped in pastry. Lightly brush the puff pastry with milk.
  9. Place on baking tray lined with parchment paper and place it preheated oven at 180 degree. For 20-25 minutes until the pastry is cooked and turn golden in colour.

My Tip:

Can be served with dollop of whipped cream.

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