Roasted honey pears with yoghurt

Perfect for a gourmet breakfast or a sophisticated brunch idea when friends are coming over. These delectable honey topped pears are sure to impress.

Recipe and image from the Diary Kitchen.

Ingredients:

1/4 cup honey
1/2 cup water
2 pears, cut into eighths
1/4 cup raisins
1 cinnamon stick
400g vanilla yoghurt (or natural if you prefer)
2 tablespoons natural flaked almonds, toasted

Directions:

  1. Combine honey and water in a small roasting pan.
  2. Add pears, raisins and cinnamon. Cover pan tightly with foil and roast at 200C for 20 minutes.
  3. Remove foil and turn the pears.
  4. Roast, uncovered, for a further 10 minutes or until pears are caramelised and tender, basting with syrup during cooking.
  5. Spoon yoghurt into serving bowls, top with warm pears and sprinkle almonds.

Tips:

Apples make a wonderful substitute if pears are unavailable.