Poached Pears with Yogurt Recipe

Poached Pears with Yogurt
Poached Pears with Yogurt

Poached Pears with Yogurt Recipe

Poached Pears with Yogurt

These poached pears are simple and wonderful, whether you want to serve them for breakfast or dessert.

I gently poached them in a combination of apple and pomegranate juice along with a cinnamon stick and an orange rind. No additional sugar needed  – so easy and delicious!



My aunt recently had to stop eating dairy for health reasons, so when Silk approached me about their new dairy-free yogurt alternative I was excited to try it. My Aunt was super excited because she wasn’t happy with the flavor and texture of two other brands she tried (Trader Joe’s and Stonyfield’s). I bought them all as well to do a taste comparison and hand down, Silk Dairy Free Yogurt Alternative had the best flavor and texture, it’s delicious!


This recipe is also naturally gluten-free, vegan and vegetarian. These best part about these pears is that the can be made a few days in advance, and kept refrigerated until ready to eat.


3/4 cup apple juice

1/2 cup pomegranate juice

2 inch long orange rind strip

1 cinnamon stick

2 pears, peeled, halved, and cored

1 (5.3 oz) yogurt, I used Silk Vanilla DairyFree Yogurt Alternative


In a small pan over medium-high heat, bring apple juice, pomagranate juice, orange rind and cinnamon stick to a boil.

Place pears face down in the pan. Lower heat and simmer gently until a knife inserted into the pears meets no resistance, about 10-20 minutes, spooning the sauce over the pears as they cook.

Once the pears are tender, remove from heat and let cool.

Over medium-low heat, reduce the remaining poaching liquid to a glaze, about 7 to 8 minutes. Pour over pears. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

To serve, place 1/2 pear on each dish and top with a dollop of yogurt over each.

This conversation is sponsored by Silk. All opinions and recipe are all mine.

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Written by antoine

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