Pears come into their own during fall and are worth more attention than they get up against the more popular apple. A fantastic fruit in their own right they are worth a closer look for their delicious qualities, particularly when it comes to pear dessert recipes.
When ripe, the ultra-juicy sweet and fragrant flesh of pears lends itself perfectly to any number of elegant desserts. Suited to warm spices, chocolate, nuts and more, they make for a decadent autumnal dessert.
We've collected our favourite sweet pear dessert recipes, all of them ideal for the season. From elegant poached pears in red wine to chocolate soufflé and a classic crumble. So the next time you think about making dessert this fall you won't have to go straight for the apples, but have a perfect pear ending to your autumnal meal.
In this sophisticated dessert recipe the pear takes on the fantastic hue of the red wine they are poached in. A great dinner party dessert that will satisfy any number of dietary requirements and can be made in advance.