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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!