Baked pears with macadamia

Current rating: 4.5 (2 ratings)
Serves 4
Prep 10
Cook 25

Quick and easy to prepare, try this indulgent treat that’s sure to impress - it’s a great way to use up your extra pears.

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Quick and easy to prepare, try this indulgent treat that’s sure to impress - it’s a great way to use up your extra pears.

Love this recipe? It’s just one of 25 heart-warming and body-loving recipes you’ll find in our Winter Weeknights cookbook. Click here to claim yours now…

  • 200g mixed dried fruit, chopped
  • ½ tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp water
  • 2 large pears, cored and halved
  • ¼ cup macadamia nuts, chopped

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  1. In a bowl, combine dried fruit, nutmeg, cinnamon, sugar and water.
  2. Put pear halves in a microwave dish, cover and microwave on high for 2-3 minutes, or until tender but firm.
  3. Place pear halves on a lightly-greased baking tray with the cored centre facing up. You may need to slice some pear off the bottom to ensure it remains level.
  4. Spoon fruit mixture into the centre of pears and top with chopped macadamia nuts.
  5. Bake in a moderate oven, 180°C for 20 minutes, or until macadamia nuts are golden.

Tips

  • Serve with So Good Vanilla Bliss frozen dessert.

Tips

  • Serve with So Good Vanilla Bliss frozen dessert.