Roasted coconut vanilla pears

10:30 am on 26 April 2016

Serves 4.


  • 4 large firm but ripe pears
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons liquid honey
  • 1 vanilla Bean, split open
  • Grated zest of 1 orange
  • Vanilla yoghurt to serve


Preheat the oven to 200⁰C. Line a shallow roasting dish with baking paper.

Place coconut oil and honey in a small saucepan and melt over a low heat.

Halve pears and remove core (if wished). Place halved pears cut side down in the
prepared dish with the Heilala Vanilla Bean.

Drizzle pears with coconut oil and honey. Cover with baking paper and foil and
place in the oven to roast for 25 minutes.

Remove pears from oven and remove foil and paper. Turn pears over and baste.

Return to oven uncovered for a further 20 minutes until pears are soft and flesh is

Grate over orange zest and serve warm with vanilla yoghurt.

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