New Years Day Roasted Pear Shortcakes With Warm Toffee SauceFrom hungrybear 4 years ago
- 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour shopping list
- 1 cup plus 3 tablespoons light brown sugar shopping list
- 2 teaspoons baking powder shopping list
- 1/2 teaspoon salt shopping list
- 2 1/2 sticks plus 3 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cut into small pieces shopping list
- 1 large egg shopping list
- 2 cups heavy cream, 1 cup whipped shopping list
- 6 pears (about 2 1/2 pounds)-peeled, halved, cored and sliced about 1/4 inch thick shopping list
How to make it
- Preheat the oven to 400°. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Using an electric mixer, beat the flour with 1/4 cup brown sugar, the baking powder and salt. Add 1 1/2 sticks butter and mix on low until crumbly.
- In a small bowl, whisk together the egg and 1/2 cup unwhipped heavy cream. Add the liquid to the mixer and mix until just combined.
- Pat the dough out until about 1 inch thick on the prepared baking sheet and cut into 6 equal pieces. Place the pieces 1 inch apart and bake until lightly golden and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, 15 to 20 minutes. Let cool on a rack.
- Meanwhile, place the pears with the 3 tablespoons brown sugar and the 3 tablespoons butter on a rimmed baking sheet and toss to coat. Cover the pears loosely with foil and roast until tender and caramelized, about 15 minutes.
- In a small saucepan, combine the remaining 1 stick butter with the remaining 1/2 cup unwhipped heavy cream and the remaining 3/4 cup brown sugar and cook over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, until the sugar dissolves. Increase the heat to medium-high and simmer the toffee sauce until thickened, about 5 minutes.
- To serve, slice each shortcake in half and layer the bottom halves with the toffee sauce, roasted pears and whipped cream. Drizzle more toffee sauce over the whipped cream and cover with the shortcake tops.
The Cookhungrybear Miner, MO
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