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    Ouzo Spiced Pears Wrapped in Puff Pastry

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    40 mins

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    20 mins

    NcMysteryShopper's Note:

    The presentation of this dessert really makes this dessert look wonderful. This recipe was posted for Zaar World Tour II. Recipe adapted from Gourmet Mediterranean.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
    2. 2
      Mix sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, fennel seed, pepper, raisins,ouzo & butter. Stuff a little of the spice mixture into each pear, pressing it inches.
    3. 3
      Cut each rectangle of puff pastry into an "X" shape. Place pear in center of each "X" and bring up the sides and wrap, overlapping and sealing with a little water.
    4. 4
      Shape leaves out of left-over pastry and adhere to pears with a little water.
    5. 5
      Brush with egg wash and bake on a parchment lined baking sheet for about 20 minutes, or until golden.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 15, 2006

      35

      I had high hopes for this recipe...it was quite easy, and looked pretty fancy, but I just didn't like them much...I'd like to hear others reviews on this...The alcohol in the ouzo didn't really burn off, and left a bitter flavor. I used really wonderful Comice Pears and somehow they were less sweet after cooking, even with the added sugar. Just not sure about this one...

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    • on June 12, 2006

      55

      Was delish! The only problem was the puff pastry was not enough. I do suggest using a square of the pastry and bring it up and around the pear so it is completely enclosed. Following the directions above the 2 strips which I rolled out left pear showing. I did add the butter to the filling as that was not in the directions?! My DH got to the center expecting seeds and found raisins! A nice surprise for all! I am rating this 5 stars because it is really good and would have given it 10 stars. Just take note of the butter and do use more puff pastry. ;)!

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    Nutritional Facts for Ouzo Spiced Pears Wrapped in Puff Pastry

    Serving Size: 1 (296 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 432.4
     
    Calories from Fat 203
    46%
    Total Fat 22.5 g
    34%
    Saturated Fat 7.9 g
    39%
    Cholesterol 50.5 mg
    16%
    Sodium 157.3 mg
    6%
    Total Carbohydrate 56.6 g
    18%
    Dietary Fiber 7.9 g
    31%
    Sugars 24.9 g
    99%
    Protein 5.0 g
    10%

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    ouzo

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