Pears in Saffron and Rose Syrup Recipe

 
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Pears in Saffron and Rose Syrup
How to make Pears in Saffron and Rose Syrup
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

A delightful dessert, pears poached in a saffron and spice syrup, flavored with rose water.

Ingredients of Pears in Saffron and Rose Syrup

  • 6 pears-peeled and left whole
  • 400 ml water
  • 200 gm sugar
  • 2 lemon rinds
  • 4 cloves
  • 1 blade mace
  • 6 small split cardamoms
  • 1-2 Tbsp Rose water
  • 1/2 tsp roasted saffron strands
  • 1 Tbsp blanched split roasted almonds
  • 6 small mint leaves silver leaf (optional)

How to Make Pears in Saffron and Rose Syrup

  • 1.Mix water, sugar, rind and spice into a pan and cook over gentle flame.
  • 2.Boil for five minutes.
  • 3.Place prepared pears into hot syrup and poach until tender.
  • 4.Remove fruit from syrup and arrange upright in a bowl.
  • 5.If the spice syrup is thin, reduce it until it thickens.
  • 6.Strain the hot syrup.
  • 7.Sprinkle in the saffron strand and flavor with rose water.
  • 8.Pour the syrup over the pears.
  • 9.Chill well before serving.
  • 10.Decorate with almonds, mint leaves and silver leaf.

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