Poached Pear Parfaits

Poached Pear Parfaits

Ingredients:

4 firm pears

1 cup water

1 bottle of white wine

½ cup maple syrup

1 whole vanilla bean

2 cinnamon sticks

4 cups Coconut Yogurt

1 cup light brown sugar

4 Tbsp unsalted butter

1 tsp sea salt

½ cup half & half

1 Tbsp vanilla extract

½ cup pomegranate seeds

1 cup Park Lane Pantry granola 

1. Place water, white wine, maple syrup, vanilla bean (bean and the seeds scraped out) and cinnamon sticks in a large pot over medium-high heat and bring to a boil.

2. Lower the heat to medium low and place the peeled and cored pears into the liquid. Cover and cook for 30-35 minutes until pears are tender.

3. While pears are cooking, add brown sugar, butter, sea salt, half & half and vanilla extract to a saucepan and simmer over low heat, whisking constantly until thickened into a caramel sauce, 5-10 minutes.

4. Remove pears from pot and place each one in a separate serving bowl atop a serving of coconut cream.

5. Top with caramel sauce, Park Lane Pantry granola, and pomegranate seeds.