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Poached pears with chocolate cream

Some flavours make a natural marriage, and pear and chocolate is one of those gorgeous pairings. These whole poached pears with chocolate cream are simple, elegant and delicious.
poached pears with chocolate cream
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Ingredients

Method

1.Combine pears, the water, cinnamon, vanilla bean and sugar in medium saucepan; stir over medium heat until sugar is dissolved. Bring to the boil; simmer, covered, about 8 minutes or until pears are just tender, drain.
2.Meanwhile, combine chocolate and cream in small saucepan; stir over low heat about 5 minutes or until smooth.
3.Pour chocolate cream over pears to serve; add a scoop of vanilla ice-cream, if you like.

The pears can be poached a day ahead. Canned pears could be substituted for fresh pears to save time. The chocolate cream is best made close to serving.

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