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Poached Pears With Brandy Custard

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Ingredients
For poached pears
  Pears 4 , peeled, cored and halved
  Apple pear juice concentrate 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Brandy 3 Tablespoon
  Cinnamon stick 1 Small
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Water 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
For brandy custard
  Egg 1 , slightly beaten
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Skim milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cornstarch 2 Teaspoon
  Brandy 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Place all ingredients except pears in a saucepan.
Cook over medium heat 5 minutes.
Add pears.
Cover and simmer 25 minutes until pears are tender, turning pears often.
Cool.
Refrigerate pears in their liquid 8 hours or overnight.
To make the brandy custard, combine all ingredients except brandy in a saucepan.
Cook over medium heat until thickened, stirring constantly.
Pour into a bowl, add brandy and stir.
Cover with waxed paper and cool to room temperature.

To Serve: Spoon custard onto 4 dessert plates.
Pears should be at room temperature.
Drain pears on paper towels.
Place 2 halves in each dish on top of custard.
Dust pears with cinnamon or nutmeg.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Poached
Interest: 
Holiday
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Pear
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
75 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 212 Calories from Fat 14

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g2.4%

Saturated Fat 0.47 g2.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 54 mg18%

Sodium 50.3 mg2.1%

Total Carbohydrates 39 g12.9%

Dietary Fiber 4.8 g19.2%

Sugars 27.4 g

Protein 4 g8.3%

Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 11.5%

Calcium 9.4% Iron 3.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Poached Pears With Brandy Custard Recipe