Gourmet Pears Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time50 Min
Ready In55 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageCourse
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Pears4 Medium
 Mace/Nutmeg1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Firmly packed brown sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Butter1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), cut up
 Dark rum1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Whipping cream1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1757 Calories from Fat 770

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 87 g133.3%

Saturated Fat 55.6 g277.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 286.7 mg

Sodium 79.4 mg3.3%

Total Carbohydrates 228 g76.1%

Dietary Fiber 22.3 g89.3%

Sugars 186.1 g

Protein 3 g6.8%

Vitamin A 31.6% Vitamin C 50.3%

Calcium 24.1% Iron 12.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Preheat oven to 375°.
Peel pears, leaving stem.
Slice bottoms so they sit evenly in pan.
Mix sugar and mace; sprinkle over pears.
Dot with butter; add rum.
Bake for 45 minutes.
Remove pears; place in serving dish.
Boil liquid, add cream, and boil until thickened.
Spoon over pears; serve.