Disclaimer: The reviewer has received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. I am being compensated to participate in #Switch2Swerve challenge through the Bookieboo Influencer Network . I will switch out my regular sweetener to Swerve Sweetener from November 18, 2013 through December 20, 2013. All opinions are my own and are my honest opinions based on my own experience with the product.
I had a crisper drawer full of Asian pears from my tree. This was the first year that tree produced and I didn’t feel like canning them. I came across a similar recipe and decided I would alter it and try the Asian pears instead of using regular pears.
Asian pears are naturally crisper, so even after cooking them they were still a little crunchy, but that was ok by me. Possibly by simmering them longer they would have softened more, but I was happy with the end result – soft on the outside, slightly crunchy in the center and oh so sweet.
Here is the recipe:
- 6 ripe pears, cut into quarters
- 1 cup peach honey wine
- 1/2 cup orange juice
- 1/2 cup Swerve Sweetener
- 1/4 cup light brown sugar
- 1/4 Tablespoon vanilla bean paste
1. Wash and cut up pears. You can peel them or leave the peels on.
2. Combine all the ingredients except the pears in a stainless steel pan.
3. Bring to a boil and boil for five minutes.
4. Reduce the heat, add the pears and bring to a simmer.
5. Simmer for eight to ten minutes or until pears are fork tender.
6. Cool. Top with whipped cream and serve.
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