Pears with speedy choc sauce

This super-quick pud is a crowd-pleaser – and is easily dressed up for grown-ups with a splash of Disaronno

  • Prep:5 mins
    Cook:5 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 354
  • fat 15g
  • saturates 8g
  • carbs 53g
  • sugars 51g
  • fibre 3g
  • protein 4g
  • salt 0.19g


  • 2 x 410g cans pear halves in syrup
  • 100g chocolate, chopped into small chunks
  • 8 scoops vanilla ice cream
  • 2 tbsp chopped hazelnuts


  1. Drain the pears over a small pan. Divide between 4 dessert glasses or bowls. Boil the syrup on a high heat until reduced and thick. Take off the heat and stir in the chocolate until melted.

  2. Add 2 scoops of ice cream onto each portion of pears and pour over the hot choc sauce. Top with the chopped nuts.

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