Maple Poached Pears

Grunberg Haus Bed & Breakfast and Cabins

94 Pine Street   Route 100 S , Waterbury, VT 05676 États-Unis


  • 3 fresh pears, bosc or anjou
  • 8 oz vanilla yogurt
  • 1/2 cup Vermont maple syrup
  • 2 quart water
  • nutmeg for garnish
  • mint sprigs for garnish


  1. Combine Vermont maple syrup and water and bring to a boil; reduce heat.
  2. Peel, halve and core pears. Simmer in hot Maple syrup mixture, cut side up, until pears are just tender.
  3. To serve, make a small "pool" of yogurt in the middle of a 6" plate. Drain a pear half and position it in the center of the yogurt pool, cut side down. Dust with nutmeg and garnish with a sprig of mint.
About this recipe:

Guests run for their cameras when we serve these warm pears on crystal plates, garnished with fresh mint from the garden.