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Serves: 8

Serves: 8
Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 40 minutes
Total time:  1 hour


  • 2 cans (1-lb, 14-oz size) pear halves
    1 cup sugar
    1 teaspoon butter
    1 9-inch puff pastry circle
    1 cup whipping cream
    2 teaspoons confectioners' sugar


  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
    Drain pears. Caramelize sugar with ¼ cup water until golden brown.
    Pour caramel into the bottom of an 8½-inch round baking dish. Arrange pears, rounded side down on caramelized sugar.
    Top with a second layer. Dot with butter. Bake 25 minutes. Bake pastry circle for 10 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Place circle over pears.
    Place serving plate over the top of pastry circle. Invert; remove baking dish.
    Whip cream with sugar until firm. Garnish pears with whipped cream rosettes.
    main ingredients: type of recipe: cake  type of dish: dessert   cuisine: season and occasion: Fall  
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