Pear with chocolate sauce and hazelnuts

Pear with chocolate sauce and hazelnuts recipe

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Create pancake perfection with this pear, chocolate and hazelnut topping. Whip up a batch of pancakes and take them to the next level with this rich, fruity filling. See method

  • Serves 4
  • 20 mins
  • 546 calories / serving

Ingredients

  • 150g (5oz) 70% dark chocolate, broken into small pieces
  • 50g (2oz) unsalted butter, diced
  • 4 tbsp golden syrup
  • 100g hazelnuts
  • 2 pears, sliced

Each serving contains

  • Energy

    2265kj
    546kcal
    27%
  • Fat

    42g 60%
  • Saturates

    17g 83%
  • Sugars

    31g 34%
  • Salt

    0.1g 2%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 33.8g Protein 6.9g Fibre 7.2g

Method

  1. Firstly, prepare a batch of pancakes.
  2. In a pan, combine the chocolate, butter and golden syrup over a low heat, stirring until melted. Remove from the heat.
  3. Meanwhile, in a separate pan, gently toast the hazelnuts for 2-3 minutes, or until golden. Remove from the heat and leave to cool a little, then roughly chop.
  4. Stir three quarters of the hazelnuts into the chocolate. To serve, divide the pear slices between 4 pancakes. Top with the chocolate sauce, and then scatter over the remaining hazelnuts.

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Please note that the nutritional information shown here relates to the topping alone.

As part of a healthy balanced diet, we recommend this recipe for a special occasion or treat.

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