Vanilla roasted pears

By Hope Malau
10 February 2015

Craving something that’s sweet but quick and easy to make? Serve these fruity treats up with ice cream or a drizzle of honey.

SERVES 2 Preparation: 5 min Cooking: 25 min

  • 4 pears, cored and halved
  • 2,5 ml (½ t) vanilla seeds
  • 60 ml (¼ c) brown sugar
  • 60 ml (¼ c) water
  • vanilla ice cream to serve

Preheat oven to 180 °C.

1 Place the pears in a baking tray with the vanilla seeds. Sprinkle with sugar and water and roast for 25 minutes or until the pears are tender. Baste with the pan juices during roasting.

2 Arrange the pears on serving plates, drizzle with sauce from the baking tray and serve with ice cream.

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