• Prep Time 20 minutes
  • Cook Time 20 minutes
  • Serving For 4 People
  • Difficulty Easy
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Recipe Ingredient

  • 4 pears
  • 1 bottle Champagne
  • 50g caster sugar
  • 3cm cinnamon stick
  • Rind of 1 lemon, sliced thinly

Instructions

  1. Peel, halve and core the pears, leaving the stalk intact.
  2. Put the Champagne, sugar and cinnamon stick in a saucepan. Stir over medium heat and bring to a boil.
  3. Add the lemon rind and pears and cover the saucepan with a lid. Simmer over low heat for 15 to 20 minutes or until the pears are tender.
  4. Take the saucepan off the heat and leave to cool. Transfer the contents to a glass container and refrigerate overnight.
  5. To serve, put the pears cut side down on a plate and slice from the stalk to the bottom. Press down slightly to fan out the slices.

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