Flaming Pears Melba

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READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Place 12 pear halves, cut side down on paper towels.
  • For the filling, combine cream cheese, sugar & enough reserved pear syrup to make a spreadable filling.
  • Add walnuts, & stir to mix well.
  • Spread 1 tablespoon of filling onto the FLAT surface of each pear.
  • Press together each set of two halves to make 6 'whole' pears.
  • For the sauce, in saucepan, blend cold water & cornstarch, then add thawed raspberries.
  • Cook & stir until thick.
  • Run cooked raspberries through a fine sieve to remove seeds. Keep warm.
  • When ready to serve, preheat 1/4 cup brandy.
  • Pour brandy on top of warm raspberry sauce, then ignite with LONG match.
  • Immediately, & with a long-handled dipper, spoon flaming sauce over pears, & serve.
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