Poached Pears with Sauce Grand Marnier
Pound cake (prepared)
For each 2 servings, peel 1 pear. Slice in half lengthwise and core.
Place in sauce pan. Cover with Burgundy mixture (below).
Bring to boil. Simmer until just tender.
Drain and cool.
Slice pears to fan out. Place on a slice of pound cake and sever with sauce Grand Marnier sauce (below).
3 cups red wine
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 cinnamon stick
3 whole cloves
Lemon peel in 1 to 2 inch strips
Sauce Grand Marnier
1 1/4 cup milk
1/2 cup heavy cream
4 egg yolks
1/2 cup sugar
3 TBL Grand Marnier
1 tsp vanilla
Combine milk and cream. Heat and keep warm.
In a double boiler combine egg yolks and sugar.
Slowly stir in hot milk mixture. Whisk until smooth.
Stir until thickened. Do Not Boil. Do Not Overcook.
Cool. The sauce will thicken more as it cools.
Stir in Grand Marnier and vanilla.