Pears with Creamy Chocolate Sauce
Delectable on pears, this creamy sauce is wonderful on cakes and frozen desserts.
1 tablespoon butter or margarine
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1 (28-ounce) can no-sugar added pear halves in fruit juice
2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
1 (12-ounce) can 2% evaporated milk
3 tablespoons Equal Spoonful
- In small saucepan, melt butter; whisk in flour; cool 1 minute. Drain pears reserving 1/3 cup liquid; set pear halves aside.
- Whisk cocoa into reserved liquid; add to flour mixture in saucepan. Stir in evaporated milk. Cook over medium heat until mixture boils and thickens. Remove from heat and stir in Equal.
- Divide pear halves on serving plates; drizzle with warm chocolate sauce.
Makes 8 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8 of recipe; 1/2 pear with 2 tablespoons sauce): 76 calories, 2.3 g protein, 2.4 g fat, 12.9 g carbohydrate.
Recipe provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation ® and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal®.