Grace your table with this delicious dessert, enhanced with the flavors of lemon, cinnamon and saffron.
Author: Fresh Finesse
Suggestions: Note: This recipe's ingredients have been adjusted from the original Australian measures to the U.S. measures.
Serves: 4 person(s)
Preparation Time: 10 mins
1 good pinch saffron (about 20 strands)
15 Tbsp water (3/4 cup + 3 Tbsp)
4 medium pears
3 1/2 oz low-fat ricotta cheese (100g)
5 Tbsp low-fat sour cream
2 tsp honey (for ricotta cream)
1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp lemon zest
Peel, quarter and core pears. Cut each quarter in half. Add pears to syrup. Reduce heat. Simmer for 6 to 8 minutes or until tender.
To make ricotta cream, place ricotta, sour cream, honey, cinnamon, and lemon zest in a food processor. Blend until smooth and creamy. Serve warm or cold poached pears with ricotta cream.
Serving suggestion is not included in the nutritional analysis.
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