Marzipan filled pears

Description

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

Ingredients

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

Instructions

  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.

Notes

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.

Yield
4 servings
Preparation time
15
Cooking time
15
Total time
30 minutes