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Poached Pears in Cider    HT   CD   Veg   DP 40mins



Serves 4   Hot Cold Vegetarian Vegan Fruit Alcohol  Dessert  Dairy free Eggless



2 Cinnamon Sticks

4 Whole Cloves

4 Allspice Berries

300ml/10fl.oz. Dry Sparkling Cider

300g/11oz Sugar

4 Pears





1. Tie the cinnamon, cloves and allspice loosely in a muslin bag and place in a large saucepan together with the cider and sugar . Bring just to boiling, reduce the heat to low, and simmer for 10 minutes.


2. Meanwhile, peel, halve and core the pears then add to the simmering cider mixture and continue to simmer for a further 10 minutes.


3. Remove from heat and leave to steep in in the liquor for at least 20 minutes. Serve warm or chilled.





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