You are here: Home » Recipes » Golden Pear and Almond Gratin Golden Pear and Almond Gratin Recipe by National Honey Board Yield 6 servings This elegant dessert is perfect for special occasions or holiday dinners. PrintEmail Ingredients 1/2 cup honey1/4 cup dry white wine1 tablespoon lemon juice1 tablespoon orange juice1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted and divided1 tablespoon grated lemon peel1 tablespoon grated orange peel1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon2 pounds ripe pears, peeled, halved, cored and cut Instructions In saucepan, combine honey, wine, lemon and orange juices. Bring mixture to a boil, whisking to dissolve honey. Reduce heat and simmer until liquid is reduced by half, about 15 minutes. Set aside. Meanwhile, chop 1/4 cup almonds. In small bowl, stir together chopped almonds, lemon peel, orange peel and cinnamon until thoroughly mixed. Set aside. In greased 10-inch gratin dish or pie plate, layer half of pear slices; sprinkle with chopped almond mixture. Top with remaining pear slices and remaining 1/4 cup sliced almonds. Pour honey mixture over pears. Bake at 400F for 25 minutes or until top is golden brown. Serve warm or chilled.