Poire Belle Hélène

Poire Belle Hélène


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About this recipe: This classic French dessert is quick and easy to make. Vanilla ice cream is served with tinned pears and melted chocolate. Simple and delicious!


Serves: 6 

  • 150g dark chocolate
  • 1 litre vanilla ice cream
  • 1 (415g) tin pears in syrup, drained and diced

Prep:10min  ›  Ready in:10min 

  1. Melt chocolate in the microwave with 1 teaspoon water. Stir until smooth.
  2. In each of six cups, place 2 scoops vanilla ice cream, some diced pears and drizzle with melted chocolate. Serve.

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Simple but brilliant! Used all the ingredients as specified but kept two pear halves per serving whole, put a smaller scoop of the ice cream in a scooped out centre in each pear half then drizzled the chocolate in a 'chefy' zig-zag across the lot. - 26 Jul 2015

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