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.
A sophisticated vegan dessert to have up your sleeve. Fresh chopped pear and pistachios add the final presentation touches.
An extremely easy dessert to make, served hot this is a real crowd pleaser.
The classic British dessert takes on a twist by combining pears and apples in this hot and comforting dessert.
This fun looking dessert comes with whole pears submerged in a decadent dark chocolate souffle.
An aromatic cupcake perfect for fall and winter celebrations. The whole star anise on top adds the final presentation touches to ensure this is an eyecatching and memorable dessert.
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.