Roasted pears with agave cinnamon sauce

Roasted pears with agave cinnamon sauce

  • Prep:
  • Cook Time: 30 min
  • Total: 30 min
  • Serving: 6-8 People

This is a 30-minute dessert that melts in your mouth with sweet spiciness. Serve with vanilla ice cream.


  • 4 ripe, firm pears, quartered, cored
  • 3 tablespoons agave
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into pieces
  • 1/4 cup brandy
  • 4 whole cloves
  • 4, 1/4-inch, slices peeled, fresh ginger


  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Place pears, cut side down, in a 13 x 9-inch baking dish; drizzle pears with agave and water; sprinkle with butter and add brandy, cinnamon stick, cloves, and ginger.
  3. Roast pears, basting with agave mixture every 5 to 10 minutes, until pears are tender and sauce is syrupy, about 30 minutes.
  4. Serve warm with ice cream, drizzled with the roasting juices from the baking dish.