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Mulled Pears Recipe

The mulled pears recipe will offer an overwhelming gustatory experience. Not worrying about excessive calories while still enjoying a great sweet treat? This is more than possible, just by trying this amazing fruity recipe. Absolutely delicious, this recipe is even more special due to its wine aroma, given by the non-alcohol wine used in it. Make all your friends try it, the mulled pears recipe is a must-have when it comes to sweets.

Pears have a long tradition in many traditional and respected cuisines, being mostly produced in China, Italy, US, Spain, Argentina or South Korea. Consumed fresh, dried, canned, turned into jams or jellies, pears are an excellent source of dietary fibers, but also of vitamin C, calcium and potassium. It is also useful in the case of children who are eager to taste a delicious treat (sometimes they are turned into the first juice introduced to infants); pears are very helpful in controlling blood cholesterol, blood’s pressure, in the case of curing various inflammations of mucous membranes or arthritis.

With all these beneficial properties pears have, there’s no wonder they are the main ingredients in different sweet treats. The mulled pears is just another sweet dishes, but with the specification that, unlike many other desserts, this is low in calories, making it an exceptional option for all of us who deserve a nice sweet break, without gaining any weight.

In only a few minutes of preparation and an hour of actual cooking, this delicious recipe will be ready to serve two; the necessary ingredients for the mulled pears are:

  • 2 large William Pears, preferably organic
  • 3 tbsp of Splenda
  • 14 whole cloves
  • 2 star anise
  • 75cl bottle of alcohol-free rose wine
  • 1 tbsp of water
  • 1 tbsp of arrowroot
  • 1 scoop of fat-free ice cream

  • Each pear should have a slice cut off the bottom, in order to have a flat base. After that, peel each pear and keep the stalks for a later decorative use. Take a pan and place on its bottom the pear together with the wine, but make sure to fill it just to the point where the stalks begin. Take the pears out and bring the pan to boil at a medium heat.

    Stud meanwhile each pear with 8 cloves, then, when the pot begins boiling, gently add the pears, the Splenda and the star anise, and simmer for 45 minutes, over low heat, until the pears are soft. Remove them from the liquor mixture and place them in a heatproof dish, so that they stay warm. Cover in foil and set aside.

    In a cup, mix the water with the arrowroot. Remove from the pan most of the liquor, leaving just about an inch in the bottom, then add the arrowroot mixture and bring back to boil. Boil until the quantity of syrup reduces itself to half and until it reaches a strong consistency, coating the back of a spoon when lifting it out. When ready, pass the syrup into a sieve and then pour the result over the pears, saving the star anise for the presentation. The fruits should be garnished with low-fat ice cream.

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