Recipe courtesy of Gale Gand

Caramelized Pears

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  • Level: Easy
  • Yield: 4 servings
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1/4 cup unsalted butter

1/2 cup sugar

1 tablespoon brandy

1 teaspoon lemon juice

2 pears, peeled, halved, cored, sliced


  1. In a saute pan on medium, melt the butter then stir in the sugar. Simmer, stirring occasionally until it begins to turn golden brown and caramelized. Add brandy and lemon juice to the pan and simmer to incorporate. Add pear slices and cook slowly to tenderize and caramelize.