Individual Butter Cakes With Honeyed Pears Recipe

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Individual Butter Cakes With Honeyed Pears
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  1. PEARS:
  2. Melt 1 tablespoon butter in each of two heavy large skillets over medium high heat.
  3. Add half of pears to each skillet.
  4. Saute until tender and beginning to brown, 10 to 11 minutes.
  5. Add half of brown sugar and half of honey to each skillet.
  6. Stir until pears are coated and sugar melts, about 1 minute.
  7. **Can be made 1 day ahead. Transfer to bowl. Cover and chill.
  8. CAKES:
  9. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  10. Spray ten 3/4-cup custard cups with nonstick spray, then coat each with butter.
  11. Beat 3/4 cup butter in large bowl until smooth.
  12. Add sugar and beat until blended.
  13. Beat in eggs one at a time.
  14. Beat in vanilla.
  15. Whisk together flour, baking powder and salt in medium bowl to blend.
  16. Beat dry ingredients into butter mixture.
  17. Divide batter among cups.
  18. Make well in center of one cup and spoon in 1/4 cup pear mixture.
  19. Repeat with remaining cups.
  20. Bake 45 minutes OR until cake portion tests done.
  21. Remove from oven and let rest 15 minutes.
  22. GLAZE:
  23. Turn cakes out onto plates.
  24. Bring jam and water to simmer in small saucepan, stirring to loosen jam.
  25. Brush jam mixture over cakes.
  26. Sift powdered sugar over edges of cakes and garnish with pear slices.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 311.89 Kcal (1306 kJ)
Calories from fat 74.41 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.27g 13%
Cholesterol 80.63mg 27%
Sodium 186.23mg 8%
Potassium 187.82mg 4%
Total Carbs 53.48g 18%
Sugars 33.99g 136%
Dietary Fiber 1.2g 5%
Protein 6.93g 14%
Vitamin C 1.5mg 2%
Iron 1mg 5%
Calcium 60.1mg 6%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 323.05 Kcal (1353 kJ)
Calories from fat 77.07 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.56g 13%
Cholesterol 83.52mg 27%
Sodium 192.89mg 8%
Potassium 194.54mg 4%
Total Carbs 55.39g 18%
Sugars 35.21g 136%
Dietary Fiber 1.25g 5%
Protein 7.18g 14%
Vitamin C 1.5mg 2%
Iron 1mg 5%
Calcium 62.2mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 6.7
  • 8

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

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