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Pear Compote with Brandied Vanilla Cream

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Category: Low Calorie, Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • --------------------------------PEAR COMPOTE--------------------------------
  • 2 Pears - Bartlett, peeled,
  • -cored & chopped
  • 1/2 c Water
  • 1/2 ts Lemon juice - fresh
  • 1/8 ts Cinnamon - ground
  • 1/8 ts Allspice - ground


1/4 c Yogurt - plain, nonfat
Artificial sweetner -
-equivalent of 2 t. sugar
1 tb Brandy
1/2 ts Vanilla extract

Calories per serving: 132 Number of Servings: 2 Fat grams per
serving: .73
: Approx. Cook Time: 2:30 Cholesterol per serving: .500 Marks:


Stew the pears in a saucepan with the water, lemon juice, cinnamon and
allspice until it is soft enough to mash when you stir it with a fork or
wooden spoon and has a texture like applesauce. Remove from the heat and
refrigerate for two hours.

MAKE THE VANILLA CREAM: Combine the yogurt with the sweetner, brandy and

TO ASSEMBLE: Spoon the Pear Compote into small dessert cups and top with
the Vanilla Cream.

NOTE: This is a version of an old and popular Creole dessert

VARIATION: Use pear brandy in place of the regular.

From "Louisiana Light" by Roy F. Guste, Jr.

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