Poached Pears & Chocolate Sauce


Poached Pears Ingredients


  • 1 cup water
  • 2 cups Sweet Nothings Xylitol
  • 1 vanilla bean stock or 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 25mm fresh ginger root, peeled and sliced
  • 2 cinnamon sticks or 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 5 firm pears




  • Combine water, Sweet Nothings Xylitol, vanilla bean, ginger slices, and cinnamon sticks in a medium size sauce pan. Heat gently stirring until the Sweet Nothings Xylitol is dissolved.
  • Peel pears and remove the core. Gently place the pears in the sauce pan mixture. Simmer uncovered for 20-35 minutes until pears are tender. Allow to cool.

Chocolate Sauce Ingredients


  • 340g sugar free chocolate chips
  • ¾ cup milk
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ cup Sweet Nothings Xylitol



  • Place the chocolate chips, milk, salt and Sweet Nothings Xylitol into a sauce pan. Heat gently until chocolate is melted.
  • Gently transfer the pears into a bowl. Strain the liquid over the pears and drizzle the chocolate mixture on top of the pears.