Orange Poached Pears with Fudge Sauce

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 15 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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1/2 cup orange juice

1 orange, sliced into rounds

5 whole cloves

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

4 pears, peeled with stems intact

1 cup prepared fudge topping


  1. In a medium saucepan, combine orange juice, sliced orange, cloves, vanilla extract and pears. Set pan over high heat and bring to a simmer. Warm fudge topping in a saucepan or in the microwave until warm. Remove pears from liquid and transfer pears to dessert bowls. Remove cloves from liquid and spoon liquid over pears. Spoon warm fudge sauce over top.