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Recipe By Jaxters

Ref: 927
Heading: Puddings
Cuisine: British & Irish
Food Type: Vegan
No of Portions: 4
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Ingredients & Prep

   4 Pears peeled stalks on
   600 ml  Port ruby
   140 g  Golden caster sugar
   4 Star anise pods
   2 Cinnamon sticks
   1 Orange juice
   1/2 Orange peel strips


  Step 1
In a deep saucepan just big enough to fit pears standing up, add Port, sugar, cinnamon, star anise & orange peel, then squeeze juice from the orange & add to the pan.
  Step 2
Place pan on med heat stir until sugar has dissolved then add pears turn down heat to low & simmer with a lid on for about 25 minutes or until soft (use a cocktail stick).
  Step 3
When soft remove pears, rind, cinnamon & star anise pods, turn up the heat & reduce sauce to a syrup consistency , place pears on serving bowls & pour over syrup.

Suggestion & Tips

You can add a few black peppercorns to the pan as well.
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