Poached Pears With Soft Custard Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexJust Enjoy
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Sugar1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
 Vanilla2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Butter1 Tablespoon
 Instant nonfat dry milk powder3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Grated lemon peel1⁄4 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2803 Calories from Fat 298

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 33 g51.5%

Saturated Fat 14 g69.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 900.2 mg

Sodium 1255.4 mg52.3%

Total Carbohydrates 586 g195.4%

Dietary Fiber 37.3 g149.3%

Sugars 514.1 g

Protein 63 g125.8%

Vitamin A 32.5% Vitamin C 94%

Calcium 132.3% Iron 32%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


"Combine 1 quart water and 1 112 cups sugar in large saucepan.
Heat, stirring, until sugar is dissolved.
Boil for 5 minutes.
Add 1 teaspoon vanilla.
Peel Dears, leaving stems; place in syrup.
Simmer for 30 min- utes or until pears are tender, turning occasionally.
Chill in syrup; drain.
Stir milk powder into 2 cups water.
Beat eggs, 1/4 cup sugar and salt together in saucepan.
Add milk gradually.
Cook, stirring, over medium heat until custard coats spoon.
Stir in but- ter, lemon peel and remaining vanilla; chill well.
Spoon custard into serving dish; add pears."