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Pear and Chocolate Clafoutis

Pear and Chocolate Clafoutis

Here's a terrific recipe for Canadian fruit to try with the Canadian wines nominated for Canada's Best Wine with Dessert.

Preparation time: 20 to 30 minutes
Cooking time: 35 to 40 minutes
Serves: 4


1 tbsp. Unsalted butter
1 tbsp. Sugar
3 Bartlett pears, peeled, cored and sliced ¼ inch
½ cup Chocolate chips
3 Eggs
1/3 cup Sugar
½ cup Flour
¼ tsp. Salt
1 cup Whipping cream (35%)
½ cup Whole milk
Icing sugar, optional


Preheat oven to 375F (190C).

Butter a 10-inch cake pan or baking dish with 1 tbsp. unsalted butter and sprinkle with 1 tbsp. of sugar.

Arrange pear slices in a single layer at the bottom of the cake pan. Sprinkle with the chocolate chips.

In a large bowl, beat the eggs, sugar, flour, salt, cream and milk until smooth. Pour the mixture over the pears.

Bake until golden brown and the pears are tender, or about 35 to 40 minutes.

Serve warm or at room temperature with a dusting of icing sugar.

Complementary Wines: Barsac, Gewürztraminer Late Harvest, Icewine, Sauternes, Tokaji

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