Pears and Apples Poached in Red Wine

Pears and Apples Poached in Red Wine


  • 2 cups red wine
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • juice from 6 Lemons
  • 1 pc cinnamon stick
  • 6 pcs red apples, peeled , cored and halved
  • 10 pcs pears, peeled , cored and halved


  1. Combine the wine, sugar, lemon juice,  and cinnamon in a sauce pot. Bring to a boil over high heat and reduce heat to maintain a gentle simmer.

  2. Add apples and pears and poach for 30 – 45 minutes or until the fruits are tender. Remove fruits from the poaching liquid to avoid over cooking.
  3. Cool the poaching liquid and return the fruits to the mixture. Cover and refrigerate.
  4. Garnish with Mint Leaves.

Recipe Notes

Serves 4 – 6

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