Pear Ice and Crunch Recipe

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Pear Ice and Crunch
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  • Recipe Servings: 2
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A great dessert for summers, Icy sorbet is made with pears and mint, served on a crunchy bed of nuts, cornflakes, sesame, and coconut.

Ingredients of Pear Ice and Crunch

  • For the Base:
  • 100 gm butter
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • 1.5 tbsp castor sugar
  • 125 gm roasted cornflakes
  • 75 gm chopped nuts
  • 50 gm shredded coconut, roasted
  • 1 Tbsp roasted sesame seeds

  • For the Pear Sorbet:
  • 150 ml water
  • 100 gm sugar
  • 1 tsp grated lemon rind
  • 50 ml lemon juice
  • 4 pears - peeled and chopped
  • 3 Tbsp gin (optional)
  • 2 Tbsp chopped mint

How to Make Pear Ice and Crunch

  1. For the Base:
  2. Melt butter, honey, sugar, cornflakes, nuts, coconut and all the other ingredients together.
  3. Press into an oiled, round serving dish. Allow it to set.

  4. For the Sorbet:
  5. Pour water into a pan. Add sugar and rind, and allow the sugar to dissolve over a gentle flame.
  6. Bring to a boil, and add the pears.
  7. Simmer until tender.
  8. Cool. Add juice, gin and mint.
  9. Freeze until firm. Serve with crunchy base.