Poached Pears




  • 4 ripe pears, peeled and left whole
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 5 cloves
  • 1 knob of ginger, 1cm
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1 star anise
  • 1 vanilla pod
  • 2 cups water

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Serves 4

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 2 hours, 5 minutes

  1. Add the sugar, spices, lemon zest, vanilla pod, ginger and water to your multi cooker and press SAUTÉ, stirring until it comes to a boil. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  2. Press KEEP WARM / CANCEL, add pears and place the lid on. Now press SLOW COOK and cook for 2 hours. Use the quick pressure release method for this recipe.
  3. Serve warm with a ladle of pan juice syrup and pouring cream.

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