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Test Kitchen Approved

Sugared Cardamom Pears

Recipe By Mike Johnston, Savory Spice founder

Recipe By Mike Johnston, Savory Spice founder

Serving Suggestions

Serve over vanilla ice cream garnished with chopped crystallized ginger.

Ingredients

4 Tbsp. butter

3 Bosc pears, peeled, cored and cut into 8ths

0.25 cups brown sugar

pinch of salt




1 no unit vanilla ice cream for serving

Savory Spice ingredients in this recipe

  • Pure Madagascar Vanilla Extract

    Madagascar Vanilla Extract is the classic, smooth vanilla flavor that immediately comes to mind when people think of vanilla. As with all our vanil...

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  • Ground Inner Cardamom Seeds Powder

    In the Cardamom Hills of southern India, wild cardamom bushes have grown for some 2000 years. They flourish in rainforests and in some cases can gr...

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  • Cubed Crystallized Ginger

    Crystallized ginger, or candied ginger, is young, fibreless ginger that has been steeped in cane sugar syrup and crystallized. The sweet, yet sharp...

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Directions

In a skillet over medium-high heat, add butter. As butter melts and begins to foam, add pears. Cook for 2 to 3 min. until pears begin to soften. Add brown sugar and stir to incorporate the sugar mixture, evenly coating the pears. Stir in salt, cardamom, and vanilla extract and gently simmer and stir until liquid becomes syrupy.