- 80g butter
- 150g caster sugar
- 6 pears
- Lemon juice
- You can also add a vanilla bean, citrus peel or cinnamon stick if you wish.
- Preheat oven to 150C.
- Peel pears, half lengthways, remove cores and roll in melted butter.
- Turn fruit so it is cut side down in a baking dish and scatter with sugar.
- Drizzle over lemon juice and add other flavouring.
- Cover tightly with a doubled sheet of foil and bake for 2 hours.
- Serve with double cream or ice-cream.