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Pear Gratin Recipe

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Course: Dessert
Total Time: Under 30 Minutes
Skill Level: Easy
Cost: Moderate
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Pear Gratin

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A sophisticated, simple, and foolproof dessert.

Yield: Makes 4 servings

INGREDIENTS
  • 4 ripe Comice pears
  • 6 oz (155g) blackberries
  • ½ cup coarsely chopped walnuts
  • 8 oz (225g) mascarpone cheese
  • 2 tbsp dark brown sugar

Directions

1. Position a broiler rack 6 in (15cm) from the source of heat and preheat the broiler. Quarter the pears and remove the cores. Place skin side down in a flameproof serving dish. Sprinkle with the blackberries and walnuts. Drop spoonfuls of mascarpone cheese over the pears and sprinkle with the brown sugar.

2. Broil for 3–5 minutes, or until the mascarpone is bubbly and sugar begins to caramelize.

3. Serve warm, with crisp buttery cookies.

Variation: Pear and Raspberry Gratin

Substitute raspberries for the blackberries and granola for the brown sugar.


© 2008 Dorling Kindersley
NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

457kcal (23%)
106mg (11%)
18mg (30%)
214mcg RAE (7%)
485mg
52mg
7g
31g
10g
48g
62mg (21%)
186mg (8%)
12g (59%)
29g (45%)
1mg (7%)
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