Baked Pears in Lemon Syrup
Perfectly baked pears basted in a light lemon syrup transform this simple fruit into a fancy dessert anyone can make in less than 30 minutes!
pears (Bosc, Anjou, Barlette, or Concorde)
agave or maple syrup
Prepare the syrup
Grate the lemon zest with a micro planner.
Mix the agave or maple syrup with the lemon zest, vegan butter and vanilla extract in a small pot.
Simmer the syrup to blend all the ingredients. Set aside.
Bake the pears
Wash the pears and dry them.
Score the pears with diagonal cuts half-way through.
Place the scored pears on a baking sheet and drizzle or brush the syrup over them making sure that they are covered completely.
Bake at 400 F for 20 minutes.
Serve each pear warm with a little syrup, drizzle some sugar powder and sprinkle some slivered almonds.
You can also serve some vanilla ice cream or sherbet.
baked pears, gluten-free dessert
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