Roasted Maple Pears with Spiced Syrup and Whipped Cream
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
- Preheat oven to 400°F. Coat a 9” baking pan with cooking spray.
- 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
- 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.
- Let pears cool a few minutes and serve with whipped cream.