What you need
¼ cup caster sugar
¼ cup honey
2 tablespoons water
6 Corella pears, peeled, halved and cored
½ cup water, extra
1 tablespoon honey, extra
½ teaspoon saffron threads
150g CADBURY Baking White Chocolate Melts, extra
Coarsely chopped biscotti, for serving, optional
1. PLACE the butter, caster sugar, honey and water in a baking dish and warm in a very hot oven 220°C for 5 minutes. Add the pears, turn to coat and bake, cut side down for 25-35 minutes, turning once or twice during cooking time.
2. MEANWHILE, combine the extra water, extra honey and saffron threads in a saucepan and bring to a simmer. Remove and stand 15 minutes. Bring back to a simmer then pour over white chocolate and whisk to combine. Serve warm with pears and a smattering of biscotti crumbs if desired.
An elegant dessert made from the delicious but humble pear teamed with a luxurious white chocolate sauce.