Recipe: Pears baked in red wine
- 5 pears
- 1 1/2 cup of dry red wine
- 5 tsp. of cold butter
- 5 tsp. of brown sugar
- 5 cinnamon sticks
- 5 anise stars
- mascarpone, to serve
- Cut a small slice off the bottom of each pear so they sit up.
- Arrange pears, cinnamon and anise in a baking dish.
- Pour over the wine. Top each pear with a tsp. of butter. Sprinkle sugar over pears.
- Bake at 180C for about 40 minutes, pouring the wine over pears every 10 minutes.
- Serve with mascarpone.