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Poached pears in chocolate sauce

Poached pears in chocolate sauce

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  • Recipe by Dr Sue Shepherd
  • Serves 4
  • Prep Time 5 minutes
  • Cooking Time 30 minutes
Ingredients
  • 2 cups (500ml) water
  • ½ cup (100g) caster sugar
  • 4 small (640g) pears, peeled
  • Chocolate Sauce:
  • 50g milk free dark chocolate
  • 150ml Vitasoy Soy Milky Regular
Instructions
  1. In a large saucepan, over medium-high heat, combine water and sugar. Bring to the boil, stir regularly. Add pears and reduce heat to low. Simmer, covered, turning pears occasionally for 30 minutes or until tender. Remove from heat and allow to sit in saucepan with lid on to keep warm.
  2. Chocolate Sauce:
    In a small bowl set over a small saucepan of boiling water, place pieces of dark chocolate. Stir continuously until melted. Add Vitasoy Soy Milky Regular and stir until evenly combined.
  3. Remove pears from syrup and place each pear in a bowl and top with chocolate sauce. Serve immediately.
Nutritional Analysis – Amount per Serve
Energy 385.04kJ
Protein 0.065g
Total Fat 1.53g
Saturated Fat 0.75g
Carbohydrate 18.72g
Sugar 15.76g
Sodium 14.31mg
Calcium 21.06mg