Pears in red wine

  • 6 pears

  • 1 cinnamon stick

  • 150g sugar

  • 300ml water

  • 1/2 litre of red wine

Spanish Recipes: Pears in Red Wine
  • Place the pears in boiling water for 2 - 3 mins then remove from the water and place under the cold tap.

  • When the pears are suffiently cooled remove the peel.

  • Meanwhile put the sugar, wine, water and cinnamon stick in a pan over a medium heat when it starts to boil add the pears and simmer slowly until the pears become soft.

  • When the pears have softened remove them from the liquid and place them in a glass bowl.

  • Leave the liquid simmering a bit longer until it reduces then pour over the pears.

  • Can be served warm or cooled in the fridge.

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