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Apricots With Pear Puree

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Ingredients
  Apricots 12 , peeled (Firm Ones)
  Caster sugar 4 Ounce (1/2 Cup Or 120 Grams)
  Ground cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Canned pear halves 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), drained and chopped
  Freshly squeezed lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Freshly squeezed orange juice 2 Tablespoon
  Finely chopped fresh mint 1 Tablespoon
  Cinnamon sticks 2 (For Decoration)
Directions

1. Place peeled apricots in a saucepan with enough water to cover. Add sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves (a), simmer until tender, about 10 minutes. Cool in syrup.
2. Blend or process pears with lemon and orange juice until smooth (b), stir in mint (c).
3. Spoon some pear puree into the bottom of each plate, arrange the poached apricots in each plate on the puree and decorate with the cinnamon sticks.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Blending
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Pear
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
12

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