Cakes & Desserts

A list of delicious meals that are easily prepared with the Salton range of appliances.

Browse through the different recipes and discover how to use the Salton and Salton Elite products to make delicious meals.

Pears in Red Wine


  • In pressure cooker, combine the water, sugar, lemon and cinnamon sticks. Simmer until dissolved, stirring occasionally (using meat function with the lid open).  Once desired browning and sautéing has been achieved, simply select the Warm/ Cancel button to stop the cooking function being used and move on to using another menu function if required in this recipe.
  • Place pears into the pressure cooker. Lock lid and program to cook for 10 minutes (using the meat function on the delicate setting).
  • Once cooked release pressure then open lid.
  • Add the red wine.
  • Lock lid in place again and program to cook for 10 more minutes (using the meat function on the delicate setting).
  • Once this cooking time complete. Release pressure and open.
  • Carefully remove the pears and transfer to a deep container.
  • Strain and boil down the sauce until it is syrupy (using meat function with the lid open).  Once done, simply turn the pressure cooker off by the plug.
  • Cool, then pour over the pears and keep at room temperature overnight.
  • To serve, defrost and puree the raspberries in a processor until smooth.
  • Spoon a little puree onto a dessert plate. Place a pear upright into the centre and spoon some syrup over the pears.
  • Dribble cream in a circle over the sauce. With the aid of a knife, swirl the cream into the sauce in an attractive design.


    500ml (2 cups) water
    125ml (1/2 cup) soft brown sugar
    2 slices lemon
    2 cinnamon sticks
    6 firm pears, peeled but not cored, stems on
    185ml (3/4 cup) red wine
    250ml (1 cup) frozen raspberries
    60ml (1/4 cup) heavy or whipped cream