Click for Cookbook LOGIN
"I have long believed that good food, good eating is all about risk. Whether we're talking about unpasteurized Stilton, raw oysters or working for organized crime 'associates,' food, for me, has always been an adventure."--Anthony Bourdain

Stuffed Pear in Puff Pastry Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:
 

 

This recipe for Stuffed Pear in Puff Pastry, by , is from Lissette's Family Favorites Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We'll help you start your own personal cookbook! It's easy and fun. Click here to start your own cookbook!

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lissette Jaquez

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 small pears
3 cups water
1 cup red wine
2 cups sugar
1 cup honey
1 lemon, halved
3 cinnamon sticks
4 cloves
1 vanilla bean
1 package puff pastry, thawed
6 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
1 egg, beaten
1/2 cup caramel sauce

Directions:
Directions:
1. Peel and core the pears from the bottom, leaving the stems in place.

2. In a large saucepan, add the water, wine, sugar, honey, lemon, cinnamon sticks, cloves and vanilla bean. Place the pears in the poaching liquid and cook until just before tenderness, about 15 to 18 minutes. Allow pears to cool completely in the liquid.

3. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

4. Roll out puff pastry, and cut four 3-inch circles in the dough. Cut all remaining dough lengthwise into strips.

5. Stuff each cooled pear with chopped chocolate, and place a circle of puff pastry on the bottom of the pear to seal the chocolate in. Tightly wrap the pear in puff pastry strips up to the stem. Place assembled pears in the freezer for 15 minutes before baking to set the puff pastry.

6. Brush pastries with egg wash. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until golden brown.

7. Drizzle with caramel sauce, and serve warm for a molten chocolate center.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4

 

 

 

Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 1,500,000 in our family cookbooks!

 

Bookmark and Share

 

 

16W  

Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.


Search for more great recipes here from over 1,500,000 in our family cookbooks!