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Pear Kuchen Recipe

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This recipe for Pear Kuchen, by , is from A Recipe Collection from The Friends of Vision Literacy, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Clare Schoenfelder
Added: Wednesday, September 23, 2009


l/4 lb. soft butter
1 c. sugar
3 eggs
1 c. flour
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. lemon peel
1/2 tsp anise extract
1/2 tsp. anise seeds
3 pears
2 T. lemon juice
1 tsp. anise seeds
2 T. sugar

Cream butter and sugar. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Add flour, vanilla, lemon peel, and anise and mix well. Spread into greased 10" glass pie pan.
Cut pears in half lengthwise, remove core; half again. Lay pears on batter, pointing points toward center and using extra pieces to fill in empty spaces. Sprinkle on the lemon juice, anise, and sugar.
Bake 375F 40-50 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Remove from pan in 30 minutes or serve later from pan.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Good warm or cold, with ice cream or whipped cream.
May omit lemon juice and anise and substitute other fruit for pears.




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