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Poached pears with chocolate sauce

6
6
6
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
30 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
20 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Home-made chocolate sauce drizzled over sweet, cooked pears makes a perfectly elegant dessert.

Ingredients

pear(s)

4 medium, peeled

cocoa powder

2 tbs

reduced-fat milk

½ cup(s), (125ml)

caster sugar

2 tsp

dark chocolate

60 g, chopped

Instructions

  1. Heat a large saucepan filled with water over medium-high heat. Add pears and bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, for 20 minutes or until tender. Drain.
  2. Meanwhile, combine cocoa powder, milk and sugar in a small saucepan and cook, stirring, over low heat for 1–2 minutes or until combined and just warmed. Place chocolate in a heatproof bowl, then gradually add warm milk mixture, stirring constantly until melted and smooth.
  3. Place pears upright on serving plates. Drizzle over warm chocolate sauce and serve immediately.

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