Roasted Pear Glaze

  • 2 firm pears, split and cored
  • Cooking spray
  • 2 T. cinnamon sugar
  • 1/2 c. butter
  • 1/2 c. sugar
  • 1/2 c. brown sugar
  • 1/2 c. heavy whipping cream
  • 1 T. vanilla
  • 1/2 c. chopped crystallized ginger

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Place the pears in a glass baking dish coated with cooking spray and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar. Roast in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes or until golden and softened. Cut into bite-sized pieces.

Meanwhile, in a heavy saucepan, melt the butter. Add the white and brown sugar and mix with the butter. Add the whipping cream and vanilla and stir constantly over medium heat until thick and bubbly. Add the chopped ginger and roasted pears. Serve warm over ice cream.

  • Yields: 3 cups glaze
  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes
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