Baked pears with cranberries

Serves: 4

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 25 minutes


  • 4 very ripe Pears, halved lengthways
  • 2 tablespoons agave nectar
  • 30g unsalted butter
  • ¼ cup cranberries or craisins
  • ½ cup pecans, roughly chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • Mascarpone, to serve

Preheat oven to 180°C.

Scoop out the core of the pears, leaving a dip to fill

Sprinkle the cranberries or craisins evenly between the pear halves, drizzle with agave syrup

In a small bowl, combine the butter and pecans. Divide between the pears, then sprinkle over the cinnamon. Bake for 25 minutes

Remove from oven and serve with mascarpone

Serves four.