To make sauce, combine cornstarch and 1/4 cup milk in a small saucepan, stirring until blended. Add remaining 1/2 cup milk and cinnamon stick. Simmer over medium heat 6 to 8 minutes, stirring constantly, until mixture is thickened. Reduce heat and stir in remaining ingredients until well blended. Remove from heat and cool to room temperature. Cover, and refrigerate 3 hours or until thoroughly chilled.
Cut pears in half lengthwise and remove cores. Arrange pears cut-side up in a glass baking dish. Combine water, honey, and cloves, and pour over pears. Cover, and bake at 350 degrees F for 25 to 30 minutes.
Remove cinnamon stick from lemon sauce before serving. Serve warm pears with 1/4 cup chilled lemon sauce each.
Baked Pears with Lemon Sauce
Serving Size 1/4 of recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 160 Calories from Fat 5
% Daily Value (DV)*
Total Fat 1g
Saturated Fat 0g
Dietary Fiber 5g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet.
** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.
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