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Poached Red D’Anjou Pears in Cinnamon Syrup

Yield: 2 Servings | Prep Time: 25 Minutes | Source:


  • 1 red Anjou pear
  • 1 cup of turbinado sugar or sugar in the raw
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 cup of water


  1. Start by peeling the pears and cutting in halves. Using a melon baller remove the core where the seeds and with your hands remove the stem or leave if desired.
  2. In a medium size pan add the sugar, the cinnamon stick and the water.
  3. Then add the pears and cook at medium heat covered for 15 minutes.
  4. When ready serve on a nice plate and enjoy at room temperature.
  5. If desired, you can serve with vanilla ice-cream or fresh whipped cream.