Pear, speculos and mascarpone verrines

Pear, speculos and mascarpone verrines

Chic and refined, sweet verrines are the gourmet solution to perfectly end a Christmas or New Year meal !

Chic and refined, sweet verrines are the gourmet solution to perfectly end a Christmas or New Year meal ! Combining colors, textures and flavors, they make your mouth water and seduce the taste buds! We can only think of two words: divine verrines!

 

For 6 persons

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 10 minutes

 

INGREDIENTS:

• 6 ripe pears

• 30 g of butter

• 18 speculoos

• 3 sachets of vanilla sugar

• 225 g of mascarpone

• 75 g of cottage cheese

• 60 g of sugar

• 3 teaspoons of bitter cocoa

 

PREPARATION:

  1. • Peel and seed the pears and cut into cubes.
  2. • Melt the butter in a non-stick pan, add the pears and vanilla sugar and cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Leave to cool.
  3. • Whip the mascarpone with the cottage cheese and sugar. Roughly crush 16 speculoos (keep 2 for the decoration) and then distribute them at the bottom of the 6 verrines.
  4. • Add the pears, then the mascarpone mixture. Sprinkle with the remaining speculoos, reduced to powder, and a thin layer of bitter cocoa.
  5. • Place in the fridge for at least for 2 hours.

 

And for the greedier, you can top the verrines with a little whipped cream.

Accompany the verrines with a glass of wine from the Saint-Emilion appellations.

Enjoy !