Poached Seckel Pears Recipe

Poached Seckel Pears picture


Health IndexJust EnjoyCuisine
Main Ingredient


 Water1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Sugar1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Chopped crystallized ginger2 Tablespoon
 Seckel pears2 Pound
 Heavy cream1 Cup (16 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3002 Calories from Fat 781

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 89 g136.6%

Saturated Fat 55.3 g276.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 328.8 mg

Sodium 108.9 mg4.5%

Total Carbohydrates 560 g186.6%

Dietary Fiber 36.3 g145.2%

Sugars 326.5 g

Protein 14 g28%

Vitamin A 70.6% Vitamin C 115.2%

Calcium 41.1% Iron 216.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Combine water and sugar in a saucepan and cook over a moderate heat until syrup begins to thicken.
Wash pears (do not peel) and drop them into the hot syrup.
Cook over a low heat, basting occasionally, for about 30 minutes or until tender when pierced with a fork.
Remove from stove and stir in crystallized ginger.
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