Riesling Poached Pear Pie Recipe

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Riesling Poached Pear Pie
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  1. Make Laurie's My No Roll Pie Crust My No Roll Pie Crust 51537 according to directions.
  2. While pie shell is baking add lemon juice to water in a large bowl. Peal, halve and core pear; placing in bowl of lemon water as you go. Leave pears to sit in lemon water.
  3. Combine wine, 1 1/2 cups sugar and sliced lemon in large heavy saucepan and bring to boil over high heat, stirring to dissolve sugar. Once the syrup boils, teduce heat and keep at a simmer.
  4. Drain pears and discard lemon water. Add pears to the simmering syrup. Poach for 5 minutes turn over and poach 5 more minutes. Remove pears from syrup and place on paper towels to drain.
  5. Let syrup continue to simmer for about 20 minutes till reduced to 1 cup, set aside to cool.
  6. While syrup simmers make frangipane by combining almonds with 1/4 cup of sugar in a food processor and process until very finely ground. Add flour and pulse until well combind. Set aside.
  7. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  8. In a large bowl, use an electric mixter on medium high to beat butter and 1/4 cup sugar until fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each egg. Beat in vanilla and almond extract and cooled poaching syrup. Reduce mixer speed to low, add ground almond mixture and mix just until combined.
  9. Spread the frangipane into the pie crust.
  10. Fan the pears by making 1/4 inch wide slices without cuting through top of pear and then gently pressing to creat the fan.
  11. Very carefuly place 7 (other 5 halves are for serving) of the pear halvs on top of the frangipane (a spatula helps to gently slide them on) with the top of the pears to the center of the pie.
  12. Bake for 50 to 55 minutes, until frangipane is puffed, golden and solid to the touch. **If crust edges start to get too brown cover them with foil.** Cool on a wire rack.
  13. To serve place place a slice of pie and a 1/2 of a pear fan (1/4 of a pear) on each plate and drizzel with syrup.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 319.44 Kcal (1337 kJ)
Calories from fat 74.07 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.23g 13%
Cholesterol 18.6mg 6%
Sodium 39.93mg 2%
Potassium 123.88mg 3%
Total Carbs 49.64g 17%
Sugars 25.6g 102%
Dietary Fiber 4.17g 17%
Protein 4.77g 10%
Vitamin C 7.3mg 12%
Iron 0.9mg 5%
Calcium 64.7mg 6%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 101.11 Kcal (423 kJ)
Calories from fat 23.45 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.61g 13%
Cholesterol 5.89mg 6%
Sodium 12.64mg 2%
Potassium 39.21mg 3%
Total Carbs 15.71g 17%
Sugars 8.1g 102%
Dietary Fiber 1.32g 17%
Protein 1.51g 10%
Vitamin C 2.3mg 12%
Iron 0.3mg 5%
Calcium 20.5mg 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

  • 6.3
  • 8

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • very low sodium,
  • low cholesterol

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