Recipe for Low Carb Desserts

Here's a recipe for low carb desserts you won't forget! Hot melting chocolate, poached pear in wine reduction… and many more EASY French low carb favorites!

Sumptuous Poached Pears with
Creamy Hot Chocolate Sauce

Poires Pochées au Chocolat Vanillé… Your new favorite recipe for low carb desserts. This elegant, delicious, and easy French dessert is a must!

Preparation Time: about 5 minutes
Cooking Time: about 40 minutes
Refrigeration Time: at least 15 minutes

Ingredients:(6 people)

4 Pears
1 bottle White Wine (fruity is best)
3 tbsp. Honey
1 Lemon
1 tsp. Black Pepper
10 oz. Semi-sweet Baking Chocolate
1 1/4 cup Heavy Cream
2 tsp. Vanilla Extract

How to Make It:

1. Mix wine, honey, and pepper together in a pot. Bring to a light boil, and let simmer for about 10-15 minutes.
2. Peel pears, wipe with lemon juice, place in wine, and let cook for 20 minutes on a medium flame. Turn them over from time to time. Once cooked, remove pears from wine and let cool off.
3. Meanwhile, let the wine reduce, on a high flame, until it becomes a thick syrup. Then, let cool off as well.
4. Prepare chocolate cream by bringing vanilla and cream to a light boil, add chocolate (chopped in small pieces) and stir until it is smooth over a very low flame.
5. Pour chocolate cream into individual serving bowls or cups and refrigerate.
6. To serve, place a pear in each bowl on top of cream and then top with syrup.

Serving Ideas:

If you want a very elegant presentation, you can serve this lovely French dessert recipe for low carb desserts in crystal or glass bowls or cups.

Succulent Spiced Roasted Apples
with Vanilla Ice Cream

Pommes Rôties aux Epices… A luscious, satisfying French recipe for low carb desserts. Guaranteed to please all!

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: about 30 minutes

Ingredients:(6 people)

6 Firm Apples
6 tbsp. Honey
6 Cloves
3 Cinnamon Sticks
1 Orange
2 tbsp. Almonds (or pistachios)
6 tsp. Butter

How to Make It:

Preheat oven to 400°F
1. Core apples and peel halfway down (leave the bottom half of the skin on).
2. Put apples in baking dish, with a tsp. of butter in the middle of each, and a few almonds.
3. Squeeze orange, and pour juice into baking dish. Shave off a slice of orange rind and place in dish (floating in orange juice). Add rest of spices to baking dish around the apples.
4. With a spoon, top apples with honey.
5. Bake for 30-40 minutes, basting apples, from time to time, with sauce. If sauce evaporates too much, just add a tbsp. of water while baking.
6. Serve warm, covered with sauce and vanilla ice cream on the side.

Serving Ideas:

However you decide to serve this lovely French dessert, it will look beautiful. So, if you are going for rustic, think of serving on country ceramic dessert plates. If you want a more refined touch, serve in crystal or glass bowls. Enjoy this scrumptious recipe for low carb desserts!

Luscious Flan Recipes

Take a look at these excellent flan recipes by clicking here. They all qualify as a recipe for low carb desserts, so enjoy!!!

Also, you might want look at this superb recipe for low carb desserts: Chocolate Fondue

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