Spicy Baked Pears

Centennial House

26 Cordova Street , Saint Augustine, FL 32084 USA


  • 5 large ripe pears
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup orange juice
  • cinnamon
  • nutmeg
  • pinch of ground cloves
  • vanilla ice cream


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9"x13" baking dish.
  2. Spread the brown sugar over the bottom of the dish. Sprinkle generously with the spices.
  3. Slice pears in half. Peel and remove cores and stems. Lay pears cut side down on sugar mixture. Pour orange juice over pears.
  4. Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until pears are tender.
  5. To serve: Ladle some of the juice mixture onto serving plate and place pear, cut side up, on plate. Place a small scoop of vanilla ice cream in center of pear.
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Spicy Baked Pears