Slow cooked mocha poached pears with a dollop of ice cream on top in a round black bowl.

Slow Cooker Mocha Poached Pears

Inspired
Serving Time Icon 4 Hrs 15 Min
Serves Number Icon Serves 8

If you love chocolate and coffee, then these Mocha Poached Pears made with delicious Ontario cream and vanilla ice cream are a wonderful addition to your dessert collection. This recipe is so easy to make and requires minimal labour for when you’re cooking up a storm for the holiday season!

Prep 15 Min

Cook 4 Hrs

Ingredients

Method

Step 1

In a slow cooker, whisk together sugar and cocoa. Add coffee, cream and vanilla and whisk until smooth. Place pears in slow cooker; cover and cook on LOW for 4 hours or until pears are tender.

 

Step 2

Place pear quarters in shallow bowls and ladle sauce over top. Top with ice cream and sprinkle with chocolate to serve.

 

Oven Variation: Place pears in a large baking dish and pour mocha mixture over top. Cover and bake in preheated 400°F (200°C) oven for about 40 minutes or until tender when pierced with a knife.

 

Whipped Cream Option: Omit ice cream and top with whipped cream instead.

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