Posted on Friday, January 7, 2022 in Dessert Recipes

Portuguese Drunk Pears (Peras Bebedas) Recipe

Portuguese drunk pears (peras bebedas) are cooked in a syrup with sugar, spices and in this case, port wine. The combination is perfect and the result is a visually appealing dessert.
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Portuguese Drunk Pears (Peras Bebedas) Recipe


Preparation time 10 min
Cooking Time 40 min
Ready In 50 min
Level of DifficultyVery Easy
Servings6

Ingredients

3/4 cup of sugar1 and 3/4 cups of Red wine1 lemon peel1 cinnamon stick1 star anise6 small rock pears1/4 cup of Port wine
3/4 cup of sugar1 and 3/4 cups of Red wine1 lemon peel1 cinnamon stick1 star anise6 small rock pears1/4 cup of Port wine
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Preparation

  1. Place the sugar, red wine, lemon peel, cinnamon stick and star anise in a small saucepan.
  2. Peel the pears leaving only the stalk and place them in the pan.
  3. Bring to a boil and simmer gently for about 30 minutes or until tender.
  4. Turn the pears from time to time.
  5. Remove the pears to a bowl and set aside.
  6. Add the Port wine to the syrup and let it boil until it reduces and starts to thicken.
  7. Remove the lemon peel, cinnamon stick and anise star and pour the syrup over the pears and let it cool.
Recipe & Photo Credit: Pingo Doce
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Flynn
Flynn
This is a spectacular recipe! The syrup is absolutely delicious and the pears came out beautifully. Thank you for sharing this!
1 year ago, Sunday, October 30, 2022
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Eddy
Great to hear, thank you for the feedback. 🙂
1 year ago, Sunday, October 30, 2022
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