Quick & Easy

Baked pears with chocolate sauce

You'll have most of the ingredients for this simple yet scrumptious dessert in your fridge or pantry using in-season​ pears.
Baked pears with chocolate sauce



1.Preheat the oven to 200&degC (180&degC fan-forced). Line a medium ovenproof dish with baking paper. Remove cores from pears with a small spoon. Place the pears in a single layer in dish; drizzle with golden syrup, dot with butter. Bake, uncovered, for about 45 minutes or until pears are soft, turning and basting occasionally.
2.Meanwhile, combine the chocolate and cream in a small heavy-based saucepan; stir over low heat until combined. Remove from the heat.
3.Transfer the pears to a warm serving platter; drizzle with some of the cooking liquid and the chocolate sauce. Serve with scoops of vanilla ice-cream and extra sauce.

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