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Cinnamon-Poached Pears

Cinnamon-Poached Pears

Oxmoor House JANUARY 1998

  • Yield: 6 servings.
  • Cook time:18 Minutes
  • Prep time:5 Minutes
  • Chill:30 Minutes


  • 1 (29-ounce) can pear halves in light syrup, undrained
  • 1/4 cup red cinnamon candies
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice


Drain pears, reserving syrup; set pears aside. Combine syrup, cinnamon candies, and lemon juice in a large saucepan; bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Cook until cinnamon candies dissolve, stirring occasionally. Add pears; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes. Transfer pears to a medium bowl with a slotted spoon; cover and set aside.

Bring remaining liquid to a boil; cook over high heat 10 minutes or until liquid is reduced to about 3/4 cup. Pour syrup over pears. Cover and chill at least 30 minutes.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 169
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Fat: 0.0g
  • Saturated fat: 0.0g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 0.3g
  • Carbohydrate: 44.2g
  • Fiber: 3.4g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.0mg
  • Sodium: 7mg
  • Calcium: 0.0mg

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