Abuelita Poached Pears

Abuelita Poached Pears
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15 min.
65 min.
4 Servings

Elegant Abuelita Poached Pears are simple to make and rich with chocolate flavor. Top with whipped cream or ice cream and try a garnish of chopped nuts or a sprig of mint to add extra color. Coffee liqueur is optional but adds an extra level of flavor dimension.


  • 1 1/2 cups NESTLÉ ABUELITA Chocolate Syrup
  • 1 cup water
  • 4 ripe pears, peeled, cored and cut lengthwise in half
  • 1/4 cup coffee liqueur (optional)
  • Sweetened whipped cream or light vanilla ice cream
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COMBINE Abuelita syrup and water in medium saucepan; mix well. Add pear halves. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to medium. Cook for 30 minutes or until pears are tender.

REMOVE pears; set aside. Continue to cook sauce over medium heat for 20 minutes or until thickened and reduced. Remove from heat; add coffee liqueur.

SERVE two pear halves in each of four individual dessert plates. Top with Abuelita sauce and whipped cream or ice cream. Serve immediately.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/4 of Recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 4

  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 420
  • Calories from Fat: 25
  • Total Fat: 2.5g (4% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 1.5g (7% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 10mg (3% of DV)
  • Sodium: 170mg (7% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 101g (34% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: 7g (27% of DV)
  • Sugars: 85g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Vitamin A: 2% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 10% of DV
  • Calcium: 2% of DV
  • Iron: 2% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


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