Pear and Dried-Cherry Custard Crisp Recipe

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Pear and Dried-Cherry Custard Crisp
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  1. For topping: Mix first 6 ingredients in medium bowl. Add melted butter and vanilla extract; stir with fork until soft crumbly dough forms. (Can be made up to 6 hours ahead. Cover; let stand at room temperature.)
  2. For custard: Whisk eggs in medium bowl to blend. Whisk in crème fraîche and vanilla. Sift in flour; whisk until smooth. (Can be made up to 6 hours ahead. Cover and chill; rewhisk before using.)
  3. For filling: Preheat oven to 375°F. Generously butter 13x9x2-inch oval ceramic or glass baking dish. Combine pears, cherries, and lemon juice in large bowl; toss to blend. Mix flour, sugar, and lemon peel in small bowl. Add to pear mixture and toss to blend. Transfer pear mixture to prepared dish, pressing slightly with rubber spatula to form even layer. (Can be made up to 1 hour ahead; let stand at room temperature.)
  4. Pour custard evenly over pear mixture. Using fingertips, crumble topping evenly over. Bake until pears are tender and topping is deep golden, about 55 minutes. Remove from oven and let stand 10 minutes. Serve warm or at room temperature, with ice cream.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 449.08 Kcal (1880 kJ)
Calories from fat 185.48 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20.61g 32%
Cholesterol 70.56mg 24%
Sodium 180.55mg 8%
Potassium 107.6mg 2%
Total Carbs 61.34g 20%
Sugars 15.62g 62%
Dietary Fiber 6.56g 26%
Protein 6.93g 14%
Vitamin C 10.5mg 17%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 2%
Iron 1mg 6%
Calcium 69.8mg 7%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 139.58 Kcal (584 kJ)
Calories from fat 57.65 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.41g 32%
Cholesterol 21.93mg 24%
Sodium 56.12mg 8%
Potassium 33.44mg 2%
Total Carbs 19.07g 20%
Sugars 4.85g 62%
Dietary Fiber 2.04g 26%
Protein 2.16g 14%
Vitamin C 3.3mg 17%
Iron 0.3mg 6%
Calcium 21.7mg 7%

* 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

  • 9.9
  • 12

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

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