Juicy Baked Pears

Course : Desserts
Serves: 4
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2 medium Fresh Pears -- halved and cored.
3 3/8 tablespoons Unsweentened Apple juice
2 tablespoons Grated Lemon zest
1 tablespoon Raisins
3 tablespoons Lemon juice
1 teaspoon Arrowroot
2 tablespoons Water
2 teaspoons Caster sugar

Preparation / Directions:

1. Arrange Pears, cut-side up, in a shallow baking dish.

2. Combine the remaining ingredients in a small jug and Microwave on HIGH for 2-3 minutes or until clear and thick, stiring twice during cooking.

3. Pour the mixture over the Pear halves. Cover and Microwave for 3-6 minutes, or until the Pears are just tender, rearranging and basting them halfway thru cooking. Leave to stand for 5 minutes. Serve with the cooking juices.

Note: You can put a pinch of Ground Cloves and / or Ground Cinnamon, if you wish.


Nutritional Information:

77 Calories (kcal); trace Total Fat; (3% calories from fat); trace Protein; 20g Carbohydrate; 0mg Cholesterol; 1mg Sodium

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