Marzipan filled pears


A sweet dessert and a dessert with fruit, this is healthier than a simple cake.


1⁄2 t coriander seed
1⁄2 t corn starch


  1. Place wine, lemon juice, coriander seeds and maple syrup in a pan and bring to the boil. Add the pear halves and simmer for 8-10 minutes. Remove the pears. Keep the liquid.
  2. Mix marzipan and Cointreau. Fill the cavity in the pear halves with this mixture. Cook under the broiler for 5 minutes.
  3. Mix cornstarch with a little water and add to the liquid in the pan. Incorporate the chopped pistachios and simmer until it has thickened.
  4. Place 1 pear piece on each plate, pour some sauce over.


A serving is one half pear.

Vanilla ice cream is a good accompaniment to this dessert, if you want to add a little extra. Prepare soma sabayon and serve marzipan filled pears with two sauces.

4 servings
Preparation time
Cooking time
Total time
30 minutes