Pear with Chocolate Sauce Dessert

By: Sheila Reynolds

This Pear with Chocolate Sauce Dessert tastes as amazing as it looks. It's also relatively easy to make as far as desserts go.

Pear with Chocolate Sauce Dessert

Pears, chocolate and ice cream are light and decadent, sweet and satisfying. Here’s a simple dessert that looks almost as good as it tastes!

Ingredients

6 pears
1/4 pound semisweet chocolate
¼ pound very dark chocolate
1 cup heavy cream
1 tbs unsalted butter
1 cup slivered almonds
Vanilla ice cream

Directions

1. Roast whole pears at 400 degrees for about 20 minutes, turning halfway through, until slightly soft.
2. Heat heavy cream and butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Once smooth, slowly add the chocolate, whisking until silky.
3. Dip the pears in the chocolate sauce and then sprinkle with almonds. Serve alongside high-quality vanilla ice cream. You can also drizzle the chocolate sauce onto the pear.