caramelized pears, baked pears, cinnamon and pecans, warm pears, winter recipe, caramelized syrup, vegan recipe

1. Gather the ingredients

      • 3 large ripe pears
      • 3 tbsp of cinnamon
      • 4 tbsp of syrup (or honey)
      • a bunch of pecan nuts

caramelized pears, baked pears, cinnamon and pecans, warm pears, winter recipe, caramelized syrup, vegan recipe

2. Prep the pears

Preheat the oven to 350°F. Wash and cut the pears in half.

caramelized pears, baked pears, cinnamon and pecans, warm pears, winter recipe, caramelized syrup, vegan recipe

3. Take the seeds out

Using a measuring spoon or melon baller, scoop out the seeds. Then place the pears on a baking tray facing upwards.

caramelized pears, baked pears, cinnamon and pecans, warm pears, winter recipe, caramelized syrup, vegan recipe

4. Roast

Roast the pears in the oven at 350 degrees for about 30 minutes, until tender.

caramelized pears, baked pears, cinnamon and pecans, warm pears, winter recipe, caramelized syrup, vegan recipe

5. Garnish

Sprinkle with cinnamon, top with chopped pecan nuts and drizzle the syrup over each pear. Bake for another 10 minutes.

caramelized pears, baked pears, cinnamon and pecans, warm pears, winter recipe, caramelized syrup, vegan recipe

6. Enjoy

Remove, let them cool down and serve them slightly warm, with extra syrup, vanilla ice cream or finely chopped spearmint.

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