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Recipe: Caramelised Whisky Pears

This is a fabulous winter dessert, laced with vanilla and spices, and a splash of whisky. It's an elegant and simple way to finish off a meal.



This is a fabulous winter dessert, laced with vanilla and spices, and a splash of whisky. It's an elegant and simple way to finish off a meal or even start the day. Skip the whisky and add the caramelised pear to your porridge.


Serve with a scoop of vegan ice cream.



Serves 4


Ingredients

  • 3 Conference, William or Anjou pears, peeled, cored and cut into 4 wedges

  • ½ vanilla pod or 1 tsp vanilla bean extract

  • 3 tbsp brown sugar

  • 15g vegan butter

  • a generous splash of whisky (whatever you have lying around, just not the fancy stuff—that’s for drinking)

  • a pinch of cinnamon

  • a handful of toasted hazelnuts


To make