Saffron pears with lavender mascarpone

Saffron pears with lavender mascarpone

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  • 6
  • Easy
  • Carb Conscious


  • Pears:
  • 6 pears sliced in half along the length, keeping the pips
  • Olive oil
  • Olive oil
  • Juice of one lemon
  • Brown sugar
  • Saffron
  • Sauce:
  • 2 tablespoons of butter
  • Juice of one lemon
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • Lavender mascarpone:
  • Leaves of 2 – 3 lavender flowers
  • 250 g mascarpone

Cooking Instructions

Put the pears on a baking tray. Brush with olive oil and lemon juice and sprinkle with brown sugar and a few threads of saffron.
Bake at 180°C for about 20 minutes or until pears are soft.
To make the sauce, put the butter, lemon juice and brown sugar in a cast iron pot and melt until light brown.

To make the lavender mascarpone, mix together the lavender flowers and mascarpone.
To assemble: Pour a little bit of sauce on to a plate. Place the pear on the sauce.
Serve with the lavender mascarpone in a small ramekin on the side. This is divine!

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