In a saute pan, over medium heat, melt
the butter. Add the sugar and cook for 1 minute. Add the pears and cinnamon. Continue to cook for 4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat and cool completely. In a blender
, combine the pears and water, and puree until the mixture is smooth. Trim each slice of pound cake into a 4-inch square. Line each parfait
glass or coffee
cup with the pound cake
. Spoon some of the pear mixture over the cake. Spoon some of the cream mixture over the pear coulis
. Sprinkle the cream mixture with the pecans
. Repeat the layering process with the remaining ingredients.