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Geneva Pear Flan (Geneve)

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Category: Fruit, Swiss

 Ingredients List

  • 300 g Pastry; shortcrust or puff
  • 20 g Flour
  • 30 g Sugar
  • Cinnamon; ground
  • 8 Pears; ripe, peeled and cut
  • - into thin strips
  • - or grated with a
  • - coarse grater
  • 50 g Lemon peel; candied
  • - cut in small dice
  • 50 g Orange peel; candied
  • - cut in small dice
  • 100 g Raisins
  • 1 dl White wine
  • 1/4 dl Walnut oil
  • 40 g Brown sugar
  • 1 dl Cream


The units: 100 g = 3 1/2 oz; 1 dl = 3 1/2 fl oz; 24 cm = 9 1/2 in Line a 24
cm wide flan ring with the pastry and prick well with a fork. Mix the
sugar, cinnamon and flour thoroughly and sprinkle this onto the pastry
base. Mix the pear slices, lemon and orange peel, raisins and oil together
then spread this on top. Moisten the mixture with the white wine (all or
part of the wine, depending on the amount of pear juice in the flan ring).
Sprinkle with the brown sugar and cover with cream. Bake for 30-35 minutes
at 220 oC. Loosen the sides of the flan and leave to cool; turn out when
cold. Serve cold.

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