Mulled Wine Poached Pears

Mulled Wine Poached Pears

A great alternative to Christmas pudding, a juicy delicate dessert perfect after a massive main course.


  • Bottle of mulled wine
  • A cinnamon stick
  • 4 conference pears
  • 250ml double cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla bean paste


  1. Boil the mulled wine in a pan with the cinnamon stick, then reduce down to a simmer.
  2. Peel the pears and slice off the bottom. Place in the simmer wine with a lid on for 30 minutes or until soften.
  3. Remove the pears once cooked and reduce down until it forms a syrup.
  4. Place the pears on a plate, and pour the thickened glaze over the top.
  5. Mix the vanilla with the double cream, and pour over the pears.
  6. Serve & enjoy!


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