blushing poached pears

These poached pears are tender, a beautiful shade of pink, and so easy to make, using water and Jell-O packets instead of wine or syrup!

What is a Blushing Poached Pear?

What You'll Need

You'll only need pears, Jell-O packets, and a few other simple ingredients to make this easy recipe.

Make the Gelatin


Mix the water and Jell-O packets in a pot, and boil until fully dissolved.

Add the Pears


Put the pears in the poaching liquid and partially cover the pot.



Turn the heat to medium-low and simmer the pears until they’re tender, about 30 minutes.

Let Them Cool


Remove the pears from the poaching liquid and let them cool for 5 minutes.



Drizzle honey over the pears, and top them with walnuts. Serve with a side of whipped cream.

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