Roasted Maple Pears with Spiced Syrup and Whipped Cream

  in Desserts, Gluten-Free, Recipes

6 ripe pears, cored, cut into cubes
1/2 cup maple syrup
4 tablespoons butter, melted
juice of 1 lemon
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon arrowroot
½ teaspoon ground cardamom
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1 cup heavy cream
2 tablespoons maple syrup

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Coat a 9” baking pan with cooking spray.
  2. Whisk together the lemon juice and arrowroot in a small bowl. Whisk in maple syrup,  vanilla, cardamom, cinnamon, and sea salt. Arrange the pears in the prepared pan. Pour maple sauce over the pears. Drizzle melted butter over pears
  3. Roast for 30 minutes. After first 15 minutes, toss pears with a metal spatula and return to oven. While pears are roasting, whip the cream and maple syrup until fluffy.
  4. Let pears cool a few minutes and serve with whipped cream.