pear melba

Serve this twist on classic peach melba in glass dishes to show off its colorful swirls.
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Ready in
45 mins
Ingredients (Serves 4)
  • 1 pint raspberries
  • 1⁄2 cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 pears, peeled, cored and quartered
  • 1 pint vanilla ice cream
Directions
  • Combine half the raspberries, 1⁄2 cup sugar, and 1 tablespoon water in a small saucepan.
  • Stir over medium heat until the sugar dissolves and the mixture comes to a boil, about 5 minutes.
  • Turn off heat and add remaining raspberries.
  • Stir to combine and transfer to a bowl to cool.
  • Melt butter, then pour it over the pears; toss with the remaining tablespoon sugar.
  • Transfer pears to a small baking sheet, and cook at 425ºF for about 20 minutes, turning once.
  • Serve with ice cream and a few spoonfuls of raspberry sauce.
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