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Pampered Chef: Pear-Pecan Crunch Cake

  1. aslion

    aslion Member

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    Does anyone have this recipe? It is in the Cooking for Two or More cookbook, saw it listed under recipes for the 12" skillet. Thank you in advance.
     
    Sep 14, 2009
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  2. JennLizFran

    JennLizFran Member Gold Member

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    I have that cookbook at home (I think!). I'll look for it when I get home from work (about an hour) and post it!
     
    Sep 14, 2009
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  3. JennLizFran

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    1/2 cup all-purpose flour
    1.5 tspn bakign powder
    1/8 tspn salt
    1/2 cup sugar
    1/4 cup brown sugar
    1 egg
    1/2 tsp double strength vanilla
    1 pear (peeled + finely diced)
    1.5 cups toasted pecans coursley chopped + divided
    1 tspn finely grated orange zest
    Spiced Whipped Cream & Carmelized Pears (optional)

    1. Preheat oven to 325. Cut a circle of parchment paper to fit bottom of nonstick cake pan. Grease bottom of pan, line w/ parchment paper + set aside. In small bowl whisk together flour, baking powder and salt; set aside.
    2. Combine sugars, egg and vanilla. Mix on low speed for 2 min. Add flour mixture mix until just combined. Fold in pear, 1/2 cup of pecans, and zest.
    3. Pour batter into pan, spreading evenly. Top w/ rem. pecans. Bake 31-33 min. Remove and cool for 15 min. Invert cak, remove parchment paper, invert cake onto serving platter.
    4. If desired spread spiced whipped cream over center of cake and surround with carmelized pears. Garnish w/ cinnamon and addtn' zest if desired.
     
    Sep 14, 2009
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  4. JennLizFran

    JennLizFran Member Gold Member

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    Spiced Whipped Cream: in chilled bowl, beat 1/2 cup heavy cream until soft peaks form. Add 2 tblspn powdered sugar, 1/4 tspn vanilla, 1/4 tspn cinamon. Continue beating until soft peaks form.

    Carmelized Pears: Peel and cut 3 pears into wedges. Melt 1 tblspn butter over med-high heat. Add pear wedges, saute 8-10 min. Toss w/ 2 tbspn brown sugar.
     
    Sep 14, 2009
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  5. aslion

    aslion Member

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    Thank you!
     
    Sep 14, 2009
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  6. JennLizFran

    JennLizFran Member Gold Member

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    No problem...I hadn't even looked at the cookbook until last night. Now I want to try most of the recipes!!! :)
     
    Sep 15, 2009
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