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How to Make Caramelized Pears

Try sweetening up these caramelized pears with a little Eastern Shore Honey. You can serve this dish for breakfast on top of a little greek yogurt and accompanied by granola and nuts, or at the end of a special meal with almost no effort.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: caramelized pears, cooked pears, Easy, fruit dessert, how to, pear dessert, poached pear
Servings: 6
Calories: 214kcal


  • 1/3 c filtered water
  • 2/3 c Waxing Kara Honey
  • 3 Firm pears halved and cored
  • 2/3 c coconut milk or heavy cream


  • Pour water into skillet, add honey. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally until the mixture is bubbling. Add pears to skillet, cut side down. Cover and reduce heat. Allow to simmer for about 15 minutes.
  • Uncover, reduce to medium heat and cook until sauce is golden brown, around 5 minutes. Add coconut milk (or cream) and shake skillet until it's fully integrated. About 5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat, remove pears from the pan and allow to cool. Carefully plate pears while still warm. Lightly drizzle with caramel sauce. Serve as you wish with side of caramel sauce.


Calories: 214kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 6mg | Potassium: 178mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 39g | Vitamin A: 20IU | Vitamin C: 4.3mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1.2mg