Tipsy Cherry Poached Pears

Ingredients

6 pears, slightly ripe with stems attached any type.

2 jars of Sable & Rosenfeld Whiskey Tipsy Cherries

2 cups of sugar divided in half

1 bottle of white wine*
1 piece of cinnamon stick

3 cloves

Preparation

Peel pears trying to keep stems intact. Slice a small piece off the bottom so they are easy to stand on a dessert plate

Place pears in a pot that can easily hold them with liquid to cover. Add the cherry liquid, 1 cup of sugar and spices. Reserve cherries for garnish.Top with enough wine so the pears are submerged. Bring to a boil and then lower the heat to a bubbling simmer. Poach pears until a knife can easily pierce them. Remove pears from liquid and let cool.

Prior to serving place in a small saucepan 1 cup of poaching liquid and the remaining cup of sugar. Boil until quite thick.

Place pears on individual plates or a serving plate. Drizzle with syrup and place cherries around to garnish.

This may be served as is or with a rich Tahitian Vanilla Ice Cream.

*If you have left over wine, drink it.

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Tipsy Cherry Poached Pears

6 pears, slightly ripe with stems attached any type.

2 jars of Sable & Rosenfeld Whiskey Tipsy Cherries

2 cups of sugar divided in half

1 bottle of white wine*
1 piece of cinnamon stick

3 cloves

Preparation

Peel pears trying to keep stems intact. Slice a small piece off the bottom so they are easy to stand on a dessert plate

Place pears in a pot that can easily hold them with liquid to cover. Add the cherry liquid, 1 cup of sugar and spices. Reserve cherries for garnish.Top with enough wine so the pears are submerged. Bring to a boil and then lower the heat to a bubbling simmer. Poach pears until a knife can easily pierce them. Remove pears from liquid and let cool.

Prior to serving place in a small saucepan 1 cup of poaching liquid and the remaining cup of sugar. Boil until quite thick.

Place pears on individual plates or a serving plate. Drizzle with syrup and place cherries around to garnish.

This may be served as is or with a rich Tahitian Vanilla Ice Cream.

*If you have left over wine, drink it.