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Iced Pear Sauternes

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Category: Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 4 Pears
  • 2 tb Lemon juice
  • 2 c Sauternes wine
  • 4 Egg yolks
  • 1 1/4 c Granulated sugar
  • 1 pt Vanilla ice cream


This delicious French dish can make a nice finish to a romantic evening (or
any meal for that matter).

Peel pears and remove core.

In heavy saucepan, combine 1 cup wine and 3/4 cup sugar. Bring to a boil
and continue cooking for 5 minutes. Add lemon juice and pears. Cook for 10
minutes. Chill pears in cooking liquid.

Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, heat remaining wine. Bring to a boil and
cook for 20 minutes, or until wine is reduced to about 1/2 cup.

In the top of a double boiler, combine yolks and remaining sugar. Beat
until creamy. Add reduced wine from pan. Cook, beating constantly, for 10
minutes or until smooth and beginning to thicken.

In a serving bowl, place a layer of ice cream. Drain pears and arrange them
on top of the ice cream. Serve with wine sauce drizzled atop and on the

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION per serving: 1233 Calories; 15g Protein; 635mg
Cholesterol; 185g Carbohydrate; 205mg Sodium; 35g Fat

Recipe Page 14 July 96

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