Poached Pears in Mulled Wine

Poached Pears in Mulled Wine

Poached Pears in Mulled Wine

Prep Time
5 Minutes
Cook Time
1 Hour
Warm pears steeped in a rich and spicy red wine sauce and served with fromage frais.
  • 450 millilitre (¾ pint) red wine

  • 4 pears, peeled and cored

  • Fromage frais to serve

  • 150 millilitre (¼ pint) orange juice

  • 75 gram (3 ounce) sugar

  • 2 sachets Mulled Wine Spices

  • 4 tablespoons brandy (optional)

Key Products
Mulled Wine Spices

Product Information

£ 1.75/unit,18g


  • 1 Pour the wine, orange juice, sugar, Mulled Wine Spice sachets and brandy into a large saucepan. Bring to the boil. Add the pears and simmer for 45-50 minutes, until tender, turning occasionally.
  • 2 Remove the pears from the wine and keep warm. Turn up the heat under the wine mixture and simmer until the sauce has reduced by half.
  • 3 Serve each pear on a plate, drizzled with the sauce and with a little fromage frais.