Cider Poached Pears Recipe

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Lee Armstrong Modified: March 24, 2022
Cider Poached Pears Recipe

How To Make Cider Poached Pears

These poached pears with cider and orange juice are a great fall fruit dessert. They are perfectly spiced with cinnamon, vanilla, and star anise.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 1pear
  • 1cupapple cider
  • cuporange juice
  • 2star anise
  • 1cinnamon stick
  • 1tspvanilla extract
  • 2tbspGreek yogurt
  • cupalmond,handful


  1. Peel the pear, cut in half and core.

  2. Add the cider, orange juice, star anise, cinnamon stick and vanilla extract to a small to medium pan.

  3. Bring to boil, then reduce to a simmer.

  4. Add the pear halves and poach at a low-medium heat for 10 to 20 minutes.

  5. Remove the pear halves when cooked.

  6. Reduce the rest of the mixture over a medium heat until it is a thicker glaze.

  7. Serve the pears with a dollop of greek yogurt, a handful of toasted almonds and the glaze.

  8. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 317.03kcal
  • Fat: 13.65g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.58g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 7.83g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.17g
  • Carbohydrates: 44.85g
  • Fiber: 7.26g
  • Sugar: 29.89g
  • Protein: 7.80g
  • Cholesterol: 2.39mg
  • Sodium: 16.00mg
  • Calcium: 129.69mg
  • Potassium: 610.94mg
  • Iron: 2.22mg
  • Vitamin A: 9.71µg
  • Vitamin C: 46.93mg
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