cider poached pears with cinnamon whipped cream
Servings: 4 poached pears
for the pears:
- 4 firm red Anjou pears peeled, halved, and core removed
- 6 cups pear or apple cider
for the cinnamon whipped cream:
- 1 cup heavy whipping cream
- 1/3 cup powdered sugar
- 1/2 tsp cinnamon
- cinnamon sticks for garnish
In medium pot, bring cider to a simmer.
Add pears and simmer for 15-20 minutes, until pears are easily pierced with a fork.
Remove from cider and let cool.
Make the whipped cream by beating heavy cream, powdered sugar, and cinnamon with electric mixer on high until stiff peaks form.
To serve the pears, place dollop of whipped cream in center of each pear.
Serve with cinnamon stick (optional) and enjoy!