How to make it

  • PEEL AND CORE PEARS AND THEN CUT COURSLEY INTO 3/4" SQUARES, SPREAD CHOPPED PEARS IN THE BOTTOM OF A BUTTERED 10-INCH PIE PAN. IF DESIRED, RESERVE ONE HALF PEAR FOR GARNISH. (an alternative, 32 oz can of pear halves, cut in ¾” squares)
  • BEAT EGGS AND SUGAR UNTIL THICK AND LEMON COLORED. COMBINE CREAM, VANILLA, LEMON PEEL, AND SALT. ADD TO EGG MIXTURE.
  • STIR IN CRUMBLED MUFFINS, BLENDING WELL. POUR OVER PEARS.
  • BAKE AT 350 DEGREES FOR 40 TO 60 MINUTES, OR UNTIL SET.
  • WHILE CLAFOUTI IS BAKING, PREPARE SAUCE.
  • BRANDY BUTTERSCOTCH SAUCE
  • COMBINE 1/2 CUP BUTTER AND 1 CUP BROWN SUGAR IN A SMALL SAUCEPAN. COOK OVER MEDIUM HEAT UNTIL BUTTER IS MELTED. CONTINUE COOKING STIRRING CONSTANTLY UNTIL MIXTURE BEGINS TO GENTLY BOIL STIR IN 3 TBSP OF COURVOISIER COGNAC AND REMOVE FROM HEAT.
  • ADD 1/2 CUP HEAVY CREAM AND PLACE BACK ON HEAT STIRRING CONSTANTLY;
  • BRING MIXTURE TO A BOILING POINT.
  • REMOVE FROM HEAT
  • COOL SLIGHTLY BEFORE SERVING.
  • TO SERVE, SPOON WARM SAUCE ONTO PLATE; PLACE A SLICE OF CLAFOUTI ON TOP.
  • optional; TOP WITH WHIPPED CREAM AND A THIN SLICE OF RESERVED PEAR and a leaf of mint.
  • . MAKES 10 SERVINGS.

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    " It was excellent "
    crabhappychick ate it and said...
    Just love a good bread pudding and this one puts it on the gourmet list. The recipe sounds like these were the ingredients in the basket on FN's "Chopped!" Yum.
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    " It was excellent "
    goblue434 ate it and said...
    Beautiful Dish Here Papa, Thnx For Sharing.
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