Saffron Poached Pears

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Saffron Poached Pears

SAFFRON POACHED PEARS

By: Kristina Todini, RDN

Saffron Poached Pears, a simple and seasonal fall and winter baked fruit dessert with saffron, apple cider vinegar, cinnamon, and brown sugar. This delicious and easy recipe proves saffron isn’t just for savory foods!

INGREDIENTS:

  • 4 bosc pears, peeled and halved
  • 4 cups water
  • ½ cup apple cider vinegar
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon saffron
  • 1 cinnamon stick

 

 

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Combine water, apple cider vinegar, brown sugar, saffron, and cinnamon stick in a large pot and bring to a boil.
  2. Add bosc pear halves and reduce liquid to a simmer. Cook for 15-20 minutes, or until pears are cooked and soft throughout. Remove pears and set aside on serving dish.
  3. Turn heat to high and reduce liquid until it forms a thick or syrupy consistency. Remove pot from heat, drizzle liquid over pears, and serve.