Pear Cider Reduction with Aged Cheddar Cheese
Pear Cider Reduction with Aged Cheddar Cheese Print Recipe
Main Ingredient: Fruits
Yield: 4 servings
Photo and Recipe courtesy of Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.
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  • 2 cups pear cider or sparkling pear juice
  • 1 tbsp. butter
  • 2 ripe pears
  • 8 ounces Aged Cheddar cheese, at room temperature (aged 2 years or older is preferred)
  • Crusty French bread, sliced

In medium saucepan over medium-high heat, simmer the cider until it reduces to a syrup consistency, 20 to 25 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in butter.

Cut each pear into 6 wedges. Remove cores. Place 3 wedges on each of four small plates. Break (do not cut) cheese into 2-ounce portions and place over the pear wedges. Spoon warm pear syrup over the cheese. Serve with warm crusty French bread.