How to make Baked Pears -

Pears stuffed with dry fruits, flavoured with star anise and baked

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Fresh Pears, Raisins (किशमिश)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Desserts

Baked Pears

Baked Pears Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Baked Pears Recipe

  • Fresh Pears 4

  • Raisins 2 tablespoons

  • Cherries 5-6

  • Blackcurrants 2 tablespoons

  • Star anise powdered 1/2 teaspoon

  • Honey 3 tablespoons


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 180°C. Cut the top off the pears and core them. In a bowl mix together raisins, tutti frutti, cherries, black currants.

Step 2

Add star anise powder and mix well. Add honey and mix again. Stuff this mixture into the cored pears and press gently.

Step 3

Place the pears on a baking tray and cover them with the pear tops that were cut off and secure them from the side with a toothpick.

Step 4

Put the remaining stuffing on the baking tray and add three-fourth glass of water so that the stuffing does not burn.

Step 5

Place the baking tray in the preheated oven and bake till the pears get cooked – for about twenty-five to thirty minutes. If the water dries up, add a little in between the baking. Serve warm.

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