Cider-Roasted Caramelized Pears with Candied Ginger

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 10 min
  • Prep: 30 min
  • Cook: 40 min
  • Yield: 8 servings
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2 tablespoons unflavored coconut oil

4 red Anjou or Bartlett pears, cored and quartered

Coconut sugar, for sprinkling

1 cup apple cider

Candied ginger, chopped, for topping


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. In a large nonstick ovenproof skillet, melt the coconut oil over high heat. Sprinkle the pears generously with sugar and place, cut-side down, in the skillet; cook until caramelized, about 10 minutes. Turn the pears over and pour in the apple cider; roast in the oven until tender, about 25 minutes. Transfer the pears to a platter. Place the skillet with the pan juices on the stovetop and cook over high heat until reduced to a syrup, about 5 minutes. To serve, drizzle the syrup over the pears and top with the candied ginger.