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Pear with chocolate sauce and hazelnuts recipe

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
  • Vegetarian


  • 150g 70% dark chocolate, broken into small pieces
  • 50g unsalted butter, diced
  • 4 tbsp golden syrup
  • 100g hazelnuts
  • 2 pears, sliced
If you don't have any pears, try using apples

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • 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


  1. Firstly, prepare a batch of pancakes (see tip below).
  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 mins, 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.

Tip: follow our perfect pancakes recipe for the base of these pear, chocolate and hazelnut pancakes. 

See more Pancake Day recipes

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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