Pears with Raspberry Sauce


The yummy recipe for Pears with Raspberry Sauce was shared by Constance Rak of Westlake, Ohio. 'This dish came about when I was expecting company and wanted to make a light pretty dessert with items that I already had on hand,' she recalls. 'My guests really enjoyed it. I now make it as often as I can--new audience, same dessert, everybody loves it!'

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
4 servings


  • 1 (10 ounce) package frozen sweetened raspberries, thawed

  • 4 firm, ripe pears

  • 2 cups white grape juice

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

  • ½ cup Whipped cream


  1. Place raspberries in a blender or food processor; cover and process until pureed. Strain, reserving juice; set aside. Discard seeds. Core pears from bottom, leaving stems intact. peel pears; set aside.

  2. In a large saucepan, bring the grape juice, sugar and lemon juice to a boil; add pears. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5-7 minutes or until tender; drain.

  3. For each serving, spoon raspberry sauce on plate, then top with a pear. Garnish with whipped cream.