Pears Germaine

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READY IN: 4hrs 15mins
Recipe by Recipe Junkie

This is a very nice dessert for a small brunch or luncheon. Chilling time is cooking time.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 -3 ripe fresh Anjou pears
  • 1 sara lee poundcake
  • 13 cup raspberry jam
  • 1 tablespoon brandy
  • sugar (to taste)
  • 12 pint whipping cream
  • 14 cup crushed peanut brittle


  1. Wash, peel and slice pears.
  2. Line 8" square baking dish with slices of cake.
  3. Spread with layer of raspberry jam.
  4. Whip cream stiff and add brandy and sugar to taste.
  5. Spread a layer of whipped cream over jam.
  6. Top with sliced pears.
  7. Cover whole with remaining whipped cream and sprinkle crushed peanut brittle over all.
  8. Chill in refrigerator for at least 4 hours.

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