How to make it

  • Bake the pie shell according to directions. Set aside to cool.
  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • In a food processor pulse almonds with 1/4 cup sugar until finely ground. Add 1/4 cup flour and mix.
  • With a mixer beat butter and remaining 1/4 cup sugar until light and fluffy. Add one egg, combining well. Add two egg whites. Mix well. When egg mixture is smooth, add 2 tbsp. rum (or 1 tsp. almond or vanilla extract if you prefer non-alcoholic version).
  • Put the ground nuts and combine with a spatula.
  • Peel, halve, core and slice the pears.
  • Pour the nut mixture into the shell and spread evenly. Arrange the pears decoratively atop the almond mixture.
  • Bake for 50 minutes or until pears and frangipane are golden browned.
  • Mix 1/2 tbsp. rum and 1 tbsp. jam and coat the cooked pears.
  • Makes 12 servings, each 264 cals, fat 15g, carbs 30g, prot 4.5g.
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  • ironorchid 9 years ago
    trigger, thank you very much for such a pleasant comment! It's lovely. :)
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    trigger ate it and said...
    I love your step by steps and I flagged this wonderful recipe as beautiful!
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    trigger ate it and said...
    As you can tell by my ativar I have made this recipe and it is so delicious word can hardly describe how delicious and decadent this looks and taste.
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  • saraantonelli 9 years ago
    Looks yummy!!
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    " It was excellent "
    goblue434 ate it and said...
    Sounds and Looks Incredible! Gotta Try This One Real Soon. Thnx For Sharing.
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