Sugar and pear pie

  • Servings : 10 slices
  • Prep Time : 15m
  • Cook Time : 40m
  • Ready In : 55m
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Have a party with friends and do not know what to do for dessert? We have the perfect solution for you! Try this sugar and pear pie recipe! It’s very easy to prepare and is delicious!

Sugar and pear pie | Food From Portugal
Sugar and pear pie | Food From Portugal

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  • 200 grams (1 1/4 cups) dark brown sugar
  • 3 pears
  • 30 grams (1/4 cup) all-purpose flour
  • 100 ml (1/2 cup) milk
  • 50 grams (1/4 cup) margarine
  • 1 whole egg
  • 200 grams (7 ounces) puff pastry
  • Juice of half a lemon


    Step 1

    1. Put the brown sugar, flour and the milk in a saucepan, and whisk well.
      Sugar and pear pie | Food From Portugal
      Place over low heat, add the margarine, stir and bring to a boil. When starts boiling, stir about 4 to 5 minutes until obtain a creamy and homogeneous mixture. Turn off the heat and let cool for about 5 minutes.

    Step 2

    1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF).

    Step 3

    1. In a bowl, whisk the egg with a fork. Add to the previous mixture and mix well. Wash and peel the pears. Cut them in half and remove the seeds. Put them in a bowl sprinkled with a little lemon juice to not oxidize.

    Step 4

    1. Line a pie pan (24 centimeters (9 1/2 inches)) with the puff pastry and prick the bottom with a fork.
      Sugar and pear pie | Food From Portugal
      Pour the cream over the pastry and garnish with the pears. Bake until the pears start to turn slightly golden brown; about 25 minutes.

    Step 5

    1. Remove the pie from the oven, let cool completely and serve.

Sugar and pear pie

Nutrition facts per serving (10 slices)

Calories: 280

Total Fat: 12 g(18%)

Saturated Fat: 3 g(15%)

Cholesterol: 20 mg(7%)

Sodium: 105 mg(4%)

Total Carbohydrate: 40 g(13%)

Protein: 3 g

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Sugar and pear pie | Food From Portugal

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