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This recipe for Pear Cobbler, by Nell Pace, is from First Baptist Church of Brooklyn,
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2 c sliced fresh pears 2 c sugar 1 stick margarine 3/4 c. flour 2 tsp. baking powder 2 tsp. cinnamon 1/2 tsp. salt 3/4 c. milk 1 egg
(we used self rising flour & cut BP & Salt)
Mix pears with 1c sugar and let stand. (We squeezed 1/2 lemon on top & let sit in refrigerator overnight). Put stick of butter in 2qt. casserole dish and place in over at 325º until melted. combine dry ingredients, including the 2nd c. of sugar. Mix well. Beat egg and add to milk. Slowly combine with dry ingredients to bake a batter. Pour over melted butter. DO NOT STIR. Spoon pears over top of batter. DO NOT STIR. Bake 325º 1 hour.
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