Caramalised Pears

Note you can substitue pear if you wish for peeled and sliced suitable apple (see note)

Serves 4

  • 4 firm packham pears (cored and peeled, halved or sliced)
  • 4 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp soft butter (or suitable df alternative e.g. Nuttelex Original (DF)
  • 100ml water
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla bean paste

1

Place pears in a pan (they should fit snuggly, but should not be stacked on one another)

2

Add butter and sugar – on moderate to high heat cook pears until caramalised.

3

Once caramalised add water and vanilla and cover with a tight fitting lid. Turn heat down to low and cook for 10 minutes. Check occasionally and adding more water as it evaporates.

4

Once cooked remove the lid and simmer stirring occasionally until the liquid has reduced

Note

Golden Delicious Apple is suitable for a strict food intolerance diet if peeled. RED DELICIOUS APPLE is suitable for a restricted food intolerance diet – it is moderate in salicylates. Most other apples are higher in salicylates.

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