Stuffed Poached Pears With Brandied Vanilla Cream Recipe Video

Baked Spiced Pears With A Vanilla Ice Cream Sauce is an amazing dish. The pears are nicely baked in the cooking liquid with the apricots, cranberries, cherries or raisins and walnuts. Then served with the delicious vanilla ice cream sauce. Try out this wonderful Baked Spiced Pears With A Vanilla Ice Cream Sauce with your family and friends!!


Preparation Time20 MinCooking Time35 Min
Ready In55 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings6
VegetarianMain Ingredient


 Ripe pears3
 Dried apricots3 Tablespoon
 Dried cranberries2 Tablespoon
 Dried cherries/Raisins2 Tablespoon
 Chopped walnuts1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Cooking liquid ingredients:
 Apple cider2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Butter2 Tablespoon
 Cinnamon sticks2
 Grated nutmeg To Taste
 Ground ginger1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Ground clove1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Vanilla brandy2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 260 Calories from Fat 98

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g16.9%

Saturated Fat 3.2 g15.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 10.8 mg

Sodium 6.3 mg0.3%

Total Carbohydrates 37 g12.3%

Dietary Fiber 4.9 g19.5%

Sugars 27.9 g

Protein 3 g5%

Vitamin A 9.2% Vitamin C 5.7%

Calcium 3.2% Iron 6.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Slice the pears in half, do not peel. With a melon baller scoop out the core to make a cavity and place the pears in a 3” deep casserole dish.
2) In a pan, add the cooking liquid ingredients, bring to a simmer on medium heat and then pour over the pears.
3) If the dried fruit is too hard you can soften it in the cooking liquid.
4) Mix the dried fruit together and fill the cavities of the pears. Scatter the walnuts over the top.
5) Bake 30-40 minutes at 350 degrees until the pears are tender.
6) Vanilla Ice Cream Sauce, soften vanilla ice cream and whisk into vanilla whipped cream.

7) Serve the baked pears with the vanilla ice cream sauce.