Caramelised Pear Shortcake Stack

P5 minutes C20 minutes S12


75g butter
80g brown sugar
300ml cream
200g Riviana Pear Halves, drained
100g brown sugar
5g cinnamon
30ml Pure Olive Oil
1 cup walnuts, chopped finely
rind and juice of 1 orange
36 prepared pancakes/shortcakes
Icing sugar to serve


Melt the butter and brown sugar in a heavy-based saucepan over a moderate heat. Add the cream, stirring, until blended. Set aside.


Toss the pears in the extra brown sugar and cinnamon. In a separate pan, heat the oil, and add sugared pears, walnuts, orange rind and juice; simmer for 5 minutes or until pears have caramelised.


Serve cinnamon walnut pears over warm pancakes, topped with the caramel sauce and a dusting of icing sugar.

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Tips and hints:Substitute Riviana Sliced Pineapple for a tropical twist.