Cinnamon Poached Pears with Vanilla Mascarpone - light fruit based dessert!

Cinnamon Poached Pears with Vanilla Mascarpone

Cinnamon Poached Pears with Vanilla Mascarpone - super easy and light dessert!

Serves

4

Prep Time

Cook Time

Ingredients

  • 2 pears
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1/2 lemon, thinly sliced
  • 4 Tbsp mascarpone
  • 1 tsp of vanilla extract
  • ground cinnamon, optional to garnish
  • fresh mint leaves, optional to garnish

Instructions

  1. Halve and core the pears, leaving stem end intact.
  2. In a medium sized pot place pears, lemon slices and cinnamon stick . Add water to slightly cover the pears - just enough to cover the bottom of the pan. Cover and simmer on low until the pears are tender.
  3. Remove pears from the pan and let cool down a little bit. Meanwhile, combine together the mascarpone and vanilla extract.
  4. Serve pear halves in dessert dishes and top with vanilla mascarpone. Garnish with ground cinnamon and/or fresh mint leaves! Enjoy!

Nutrition Information

Serving Size
120 g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
90
Total Fat
2.2g
Saturated Fat
1.3g
Cholesterol
8mg
Sodium
14mg
Total Carbohydrates
16.5g
Dietary Fiber
3.2g
Sugars
10.4g
Protein
2.1g

Recipe Rating

5
Average: 5 (4 votes)

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Hailey Gahl's picture
Was wondering what to do with the pears we have hanging around in the kitchen – and stumbled upon this recipe. Guess what kids? Cinnamon poached pears with vanilla mascarpone for dessert tomorrow!
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Mary's picture
Great! Hope you liked it, Hailey!
Nicole's picture
So delicious and healthy dessert. Love it!
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Mary's picture
Awesome, Nicole! So glad you liked it!
Charlotte's picture
Going to try this later this week, it sounds super yummy and light dessert!
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Mary's picture
Thanks, Charlotte! Hope you like it as much as we do!
Michelle's picture
Tried this easy light dessert and I have to tell you I LOOOVE it! My family is impressed too!
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Mary's picture
So glad to hear to hear that, Michelle!