Roasted Pears with Ice Cream and Chocolate   Back to Recipes

Cheers to the sweetest finale for a romantic Valentine’s Date Night: Our Roasted Pears with Ice Cream and Chocolate sauce recipe. A glass of Ecco Domani Pinot Grigio is a perfect pairing for fruit desserts!

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 large firm-ripe pears (1 pound)
  • Your choice of ice cream + syrup/sauce


Preheat oven to 400 degrees. In a large ovenproof skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat until golden brown and fragrant. Stir in vanilla. Add pears, cut-side down, and cook 3 to 5 minutes, or until lightly browned on bottom. Transfer skilled to oven. Bake 10 to 15 minutes, or until pears are just tender. Cool pears in pan to room temperature. Combine with ice cream and drizzle with syrup/sauce. 

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