For an elegant presentation, serve individually in teacups.

Recipe by Southern Living December 2001

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Recipe Summary

Yield:
Makes 8 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Peel and core pears, leaving stems intact. Cut a thin slice from bottom of each pear, forming a base for pears to stand on.

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  • Place pears upright in a Dutch oven, and pour champagne and orange juice over pears. Add cinnamon stick and whole cloves. Bring mixture to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer for 15 minutes or until pears are tender. Serve pears warm. Garnish, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

170 calories; calories from fat 5%; fat 1g; saturated fat 0g; mono fat 0g; poly fat 0g; protein 1.5g; carbohydrates 38g; fiber 4g; cholesterol 0mg; iron 0.7mg; sodium 2mg; calcium 34mg.
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