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Fresh Pear Ice

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Ingredients
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Lemon zest 1⁄2 Tablespoon, cut into strips
  Cinnamon stick 1 Inch
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pears 5 Medium, peeled, cored, and chopped
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Mint sprig 3
Directions

In a 2 quart pan, combine sugar, water, lemon zest, cinnamon stick, and vanilla.
Bring to a boil over high heat, stirring, and cook until sugar dissolves; continue boiling, uncovered, for 2 minutes.
Add pears and bring to a boil again.
Cover, reduce heat, and simmer until pears are very tender .
Remove and discard lemon peel and cinnamon stick.
Transfer pear mixture to a blender or food processor.
Add lemon juice and whirl until smooth.
Pour into a 9 inch square pan and freeze until edges are frozen but center is still soft.
Spoon mixture into a large bowl and, with an electric mixer, beat until smooth and creamy (or whirl in a food processor).
Transfer to a freezer container and place a piece of plastic wrap directly on sherbet.
Cover container tightly.
Freeze until firm.
To serve, scoop into 6 dessert dishes and garnish with mint.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Chilling
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian

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