Rooibos roasted pears

Recipe from: 8 May 2014
recipes pears baking desserts rooibos

Ingredients 5
Servings 6
Time 00:05


  • 6
    ripe pears - peeled and halved
  • 1
    hot rooibos espresso or strong rooibos tea
  • 1
    vanilla extract
  • ½
    caramel sugar
  • pinch of salt


Preheat oven to 200ºC.

Place pears in a baking dish with the cut side down. Dissolve the sugar and salt in the espresso over a medium heat and add the vanilla extract.

Pour the liquid over the pears, cover with foil and cook for 30 minutes. Uncover, turn the pears over and cook for a further 15 minutes.

Remove the pears (cover with foil to keep warm). Pour the liquid in a small pot and boil for 5 minutes to reduce and thicken slightly.

Serve the pears drizzled with some syrup and a scoop of vanilla ice-cream or slightly sweetened Greek yoghurt.

Recipe reprinted with permission of HeinStirred. To see more recipes, click here.

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