Maple Roasted Pears

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Elevate your dessert experience with the elegant allure of maple-roasted pears. Baked to perfection, these delectable treats exude a subtle sweetness, harmonizing flawlessly with the gentle hint of maple. Prepare to be amazed by the simplicity of this recipe as it effortlessly transforms into an exquisite masterpiece.

Indulge in the enchantment of Simple Baked Pears with Maple Syrup, a dessert that exudes sophistication yet requires minimal time and effort. With just a few steps, you’ll have a dish that resembles a culinary work of art, leaving your guests in awe of your culinary prowess.

To begin, tenderly peel the pears, revealing their pristine flesh. Halve them lengthwise, delicately removing the seeds with a melon baller or teaspoon. Nestle the pear halves into a baking dish, eagerly awaiting their maple-infused transformation.

Prepare the maple mixture, delicately drizzling it over the pears, coating them in a luxurious sheen. Ensuring an even distribution of flavors, turn the pears cut-side down, arranging them with care. This positioning allows for optimal caramelization during the baking process.

Now, surrender your senses to the tantalizing aroma that envelops your kitchen as the pears bask in the gentle heat of the oven. Patiently wait as the pears slowly transform, tenderizing and absorbing the essence of maple. Baste them occasionally, immersing them in a symphony of flavors, until they reach the pinnacle of lusciousness after approximately 50 minutes.

The result is an enchanting dessert that boasts both visual appeal and exquisite taste. Each bite unveils the tender flesh of the roasted pears, delicately kissed by the subtle sweetness of maple. The marriage of flavors will leave you and your guests captivated, cherishing each moment of indulgence.

Prepare to dazzle your senses with Maple Roasted Pears, a dessert that effortlessly combines elegance and ease, providing a delightful finale to any meal.

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Maple Roasted Pears

Maple Roasted Pears

There’s something refined about baked pears. The subtle maple flavor suits them perfectly.

  • Author: Food Network Kitchen
  • Prep Time: :15
  • Cook Time: :50
  • Total Time: 1:05
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Baked


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  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons brandy
  • 8 ripe pears, either Anjou, Bartlett, or Comice
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 2 cups fat-free vanilla frozen yogurt
  • 1/4 cup granola


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. In a 13 by 9-inch baking dish, combine the butter, maple syrup, brown sugar, and brandy.
  3. Peel the pears, halve lengthwise, and remove the seeds with a melon baller or teaspoon.
  4. Add the pears to the baking dish and coat with the maple mixture.
  5. Arrange the pears cut-side down, and bake until tender, about 50 minutes, basting occasionally. Meanwhile, put the cranberries in a small bowl and cover with hot water; set aside until plump.
  6. Drain and coarsely chop the cranberries.
  7. Transfer the pears to plates. Pour the baking juices into a small bowl, and whisk in 1 or 2 teaspoons of water to blend into a sauce.
  8. Top each pear with a small scoop of frozen yogurt, and scatter granola and cranberries over the pears.
  9. Drizzle the syrup over the top. Serve immediately.
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