Preheat oven to Gas Mark 4, 180ºC, fan 160ºC.
Lightly butter four ramekins. Cream together butter and sugar until blended. Beat in the eggs vigorously. Add cocoa and beat again.
Quickly fold in flour and baking powder. Divide mixture between the four ramekins.
Cut base off each pear, making it stable. Press a pear into the middle of each ramekin and bake in the oven for 16 minutes. Serve drizzled with a little honey and a dusting of icing sugar.
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