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Spicy Coconut Pears

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Spicy Coconut Pears is served as breakfast around the world. Spicy Coconut Pears gets its taste from pears mixed with spices, flavored with lemon juice and topped with coconut. Spicy Coconut Pears is loved many food joints across the world.
  Canned pear halves 29 Ounce
  Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Flaked coconut 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), toasted

Drain pears, reserving 1 cup liquid.
Combine 1/4 cup reserved liquid, cornstarch, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves; stir until smooth.
Set aside.
Combine remaining 3/4 cup pear liquid, sugar, lemon juice, and butter in a small saucepan.
Gradually stir in cornstarch mixture; cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until thickened.
Arrange pears in an 8 inch square baking dish.
Pour sauce over pears; sprinkle with coconut.
Bake at 350° for 15 minutes

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Spicy Coconut Pears Recipe