3 1/2 cups water
1 cup sugar
6 fresh, ripe pears, peeled, cored, sliced
2-inch cinnamon stick
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
In saucepan, combine water and sugar. Boil for 5 minutes.
Add peeled, cored, sliced pears and cinnamon to the hot sugar syrup.
Cook, stirring occasionally, on low heat until pears are tender.
Strain mixture through a sieve. Cool.
Add lemon juice to the cooled mixture. Churn-freeze.