Poached pears with hot chocolate sauce

Poached pears with hot chocolate sauce

    • Serves6
    • CourseDessert
    • Prepare10 mins
    • Cook20 mins
    • Total time30 mins
    • 6 firm dessert pears, such as Waitrose Doyenne du Comice Pears or Waitrose Blush Pears
    • 350g caster sugar
    • 1 vanilla pod, halved
    • 3 cardamom pods
    • 1 cinnamon stick
    • 170ml essential Waitrose Double Cream
    • 200g Waitrose Belgian Dark Chocolate, chopped into small pieces
    • 500ml Waitrose Seriously Creamy Madagascan Vanilla Ice Cream, to serve