Pears belle helene

Pears belle helene

Today we are preparing a dessert – pear with chocolate. A step-by-step recipe will help you repeat the exquisite French dish – Belle-Helene pears. Thanks to spices and impregnation with syrup, pear becomes tender and incredibly fragrant. This recipe is a magic wand for the party.
5 from 2 votes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Impregnation time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 10 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine French
Servings 4 people
Calories 145 kcal


  • 1 saucepan
  • 1 vegetable peeler
  • 1 cup
  • 1 plate


  • 4 pc pear
  • 150 g sugar
  • 1.5 liter water
  • 2 stick cinnamon
  • 1-2 star anise
  • 50 g chocolate dark
  • 1 handful pistachio


  • Prepare everything you need. Choose ripe pears, but quite dense, all fruits should be approximately the same.
    Ingredients for pears belle helene
  • Pour sugar into a saucepan of a suitable size, put cinnamon and star anise. Pour in the water and put it on the cooking stove.
    150 g sugar, 2 stick cinnamon, 1-2 star anise, 1.5 liter water
    Sugar, cinnamon sticks, anise stars, water
  • Meanwhile, wash and peel the pears, don’t remove fruit stems.
    4 pc pear
  • When the syrup boils, put the pears in it. The liquid should be enough for the fruit to float freely in it.
    Process of cooking pears belle helene
  • Boil for 5 minutes after re-boiling. Place a plate on top, the pears should be completely immersed in the syrup. Leave it for a couple of hours until it cools down completely.
    Impregnation pears in syrop
  • Remove the pears, dry them. Melt the chocolate in the microwave, adding 3 tablespoons of pear syrup. Dip each pear in chocolate.
    50 g chocolate
  • Sprinkle crushed pistachios already on a plate. You can use any other nuts or coconut chips. Dessert pear with chocolate is ready.
    1 handful pistachio
    Pears belle helene


Calories: 145kcalCarbohydrates: 38gProtein: 0.003gFat: 0.1gSodium: 0.4mgPotassium: 2mgFiber: 0.03gSugar: 38gVitamin A: 0.3IUVitamin C: 0.04mgCalcium: 0.5mgIron: 0.02mg




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