Red wine-poached pears in puff pastry

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Difficulty

Medium 👍
70
min.
Preparation
20
min.
Baking
20
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-2+
pears (large)
750 ml red wine (dry)
100 g sugar
2 sticks cinnamon
star anise
275 g puff pastry
egg yolks
vanilla sauce for serving
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • peeler
  • pot
  • plate
  • pastry brush
  • baking dish
  • oven
  • knife

Nutrition per serving

Cal
976
Protein
10 g
Fat
51 g
Carb
115 g
  • Step 1/6

    Peel the pears. Pour wine in a pot and add pears, sugar, cinnamon, and star anise.
    • pears (large)
    • 750 ml red wine (dry)
    • 100 g sugar
    • 2 sticks cinnamon
    • star anise
    • peeler
    • pot

    Peel the pears. Pour wine in a pot and add pears, sugar, cinnamon, and star anise.

  • Step 2/6

    Bring to a boil, then simmer on low heat for approx. 60 min. Turn the pears every 20 min.

    Bring to a boil, then simmer on low heat for approx. 60 min. Turn the pears every 20 min.

  • Step 3/6

    Carefully remove the pears from the pot and set aside to cool for approx. 20 min.
    • plate

    Carefully remove the pears from the pot and set aside to cool for approx. 20 min.

  • Step 4/6

    Pre-heat the oven to 200°C/390°F. Cut puff pastry in thin strips, then wrap around the pears from the top to the bottom. Brush with egg yolk.
    • 275 g puff pastry
    • egg yolks
    • pastry brush
    • baking dish
    • oven
    • knife

    Pre-heat the oven to 200°C/390°F. Cut puff pastry in thin strips, then wrap around the pears from the top to the bottom. Brush with egg yolk.

  • Step 5/6

    Bake for approx. 20 min. at 200°C/390°F.

    Bake for approx. 20 min. at 200°C/390°F.

  • Step 6/6

    Serve with vanilla sauce and enjoy!
    • vanilla sauce for serving

    Serve with vanilla sauce and enjoy!