Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Pears Helene with Raspberry Sauce
Vanilla ice cream
Raspberry Sauce from fresh raspberries & sugar
4 pears,peel,core,leave stalk on
250 g water
250 g sugar
Boil the sugar & water until sugar dissolves,add vanilla extract to taste.
Place the pears into the syrup & boil ca 20 min until soft.
Lift the pears on to the plate to cool.
100 g cocoa powder
200 g water
400 g sugar
pinch of salt
100 g chocolate,chopped
Mix cocoa powder,sugar & water.Bring to boil for a few minutes,sprinkle in pinch of salt & vanilla extract for taste.Remove from the heat,add chopped chocolate,stir until completely smooth.
This sauce will store in the refrigerator for couple of weeks in the airtight jar.You can use it for different desserts & drinks,great to have.
Put onto the bottom of the each serving glass 2-3 tbsp chocolate syrup,you can add some brandy for a perfect kick.
On top of the syrup lift 1-2 scoops of vanilla ice cream.
Arrange the halved pears cut side down over the ice cream.
Spoon the raspberry sauce over.
Maybe some toasted almond flakes too(now im really pushing it:))