While you might not have thought of serving tequila at your Thanksgiving feast, Tequila Don Julio has some unique holiday-inspired recipes sure to add new depths and flavors to your menu like this Roasted Pears and Tequila Don Julio Añejo Infused Caramel with Vanilla Ice Cream recipe.
Add sugar and water to a heavy bottomed pot. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Allow the water to evaporate, do not stir.
Once the water has evaporated the sugar with start to brown. If the heat is uneven, move the pan around being careful not to agitate the mixture.
Once the sugar has caramelized, add butter, whisking continuously. Once combined, remove from the heat and whisk in the cream.
Add the tequila Don Julio Añejo, vanilla bean and a pinch of salt. Stir to combine.
Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
Cut the pears in half. Using a melon baller, remove the seeds. Toss with honey, cinnamon, and a pinch of salt.
Place cut side up in a baking dish with enough water just to coat the bottom.
Roast in the oven for 15-20 minute until nicely browned and soft.
Serve while still warm with vanilla ice cream and a generous drizzle of caramel.