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Pears in Pineapple Cream

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Category: Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 1 tb Lemon juice
  • 4 lg Firm pears
  • 4 Pieces crystallized ginger,
  • -cut in halves
  • 2 tb Butter
  • 1 tb Light-brown sugar
  • 2/3 c Pineapple juice
  • 2/3 c Whipping cream
  • Fresh bay leaves
  • Toasted flaked almonds


Preheat oven to 375'F. (190'C.). Lightly grease a shallow baking dish. Fill
a bowl with cold water and add lemon juice. Peel pears and cut in half. Cut
away stems and remove cores with a teaspoon. Drop prepared pears in lemon

Pat pears dry on paper towels. Place a piece of crystallized ginger into
"well" of each pear half. Arrange pears, cut-sides down, in greased dish.

Put butter, brown sugar and pineapple juice into a saucepan and heat gently
to dissolve sugar. Add whipping cream and boil 5 minutes. Pour sauce over
pears. Cover and bake in preheat oven 1 hour or until pears are tender and
sauce has thickened. Baste pears with sauce several times during baking.
Place pears on a warm serving plate and spoon sauce over pears. Arrange bay
leaves to resemble pear leaves and garnish with almonds. Serve hot.

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