Caramelized Pears

Make this quick recipe to top ice cream or pancakes, or eat the pears on their own.

You can make this recipe with any number of fruits, from apples to pineapple.

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter (1/2 stick)
  • 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 4 medium Bosc pears, cored and cut into large dice (about 4 cups)
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves

Preparation
Melt butter in a medium frying pan over medium heat. When it foams, sprinkle sugar over top and cook until bubbling and dissolved, about 3 minutes.

  1. Melt butter in a medium frying pan over medium heat. When it foams, sprinkle sugar over top and cook until bubbling and dissolved, about 3 minutes.
  2. Add pears and cook, stirring rarely, until mixture is caramelized and pears just begin to release their juices. Gently fold in cloves and serve.