Poached Pears with White Caramel Sauce

Recipe from Southern Living

More From Southern Living


  • 8 cups water
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 6 small firm pears, peeled and cored
  • White Caramel Sauce
  • Garnish: chocolate sauce, mint sprigs


  1. Bring 8 cups water and sugar to a boil in a Dutch oven. Add pears; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 12 to 15 minutes or until tender. Remove from heat; uncover and let cool.
  2. Cover pears, and chill 8 hours, if desired.
  3. Drain pears, and cut into thin slices, keeping stems intact. Serve with White Caramel Sauce; garnish, if desired.
My Notes

Only you will be able to view, print, and edit this note.

Add Note

Poached Pears with White Caramel Sauce Recipe at a Glance
  1. Enter at least one ingredient

Indulge your cravings!

Daily Indulgence
Free Daily Indulgence Newsletter: You'll get our most indulgent sweets and savory treats.
We Respect Your Privacy. Privacy Policy