Gingered Pears

  • Serves

    serves 4

Ginger is one of those spices that adds a rich, warm flavor to savory dishes as well as desserts. This recipe does just that by taking a simple fruit, some sugar, and ginger, then transforming it into a light, refreshing dessert.


  • 2 cups sugar
  • 14 cup fresh ginger, peeled and sliced
  • 4 pears, peeled


Step 1

Combine sugar, 6 cups water, and ginger in a pot and cook over medium heat until sugar dissolves.

Step 2

Add pears and poach in simmering liquid until tender. Reduce liquid to a syrup. Serve over pears.

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