Pears in Brown Sugar Sauce

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Lightly fried pears covered in brown sugar sauce.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
4 servings


  • 4 medium fresh pears

  • 2 teaspoons unsalted butter, divided

  • ½ cup brown sugar

  • ¼ cup cold water

  • ½ cup whipped cream, or to taste


  1. Slice pears into quarters; remove and discard seeds and cores.

  2. Melt 1 teaspoon butter in a frying pan over medium heat. Add pears and cook, turning occasionally, until golden brown, 3 to 5 minutes. Remove from the heat.

  3. Combine brown sugar, water, and remaining 1 teaspoon butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Cook, stirring constantly, until boiling. Remove from the heat and let sit until thickened slightly, 3 to 5 minutes.

  4. Place pear quarters on 4 small plates. Pour brown sugar sauce over pears and top with whipped cream.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

237 Calories
4g Fat
54g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 237
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Cholesterol 11mg 4%
Sodium 20mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 54g 19%
Dietary Fiber 5g 18%
Total Sugars 44g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 7mg 35%
Calcium 46mg 4%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 246mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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