Pear Cups with Lime Cream

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Sena Wilson

By
@ceodau

This is a quick and easy way to serve an elegant dessert. The lime cream adds a refreshing tartness to the flavor. Best served at room temperature or chilled with the lime cream.

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Serves:
6
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 5 c
    pears, chopped (5 - 6 pears)
  • 2 Tbsp
    flour
  • 1 Tbsp
    "red" hot candies
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter
  • 2/3 c
    sugar
  • ·
    water (if needed to thin sauce)
  • 2
    pillsbury (refrigerator dough) pie crusts
  • LIME CREAM

  • 1/2 c
    heavy whipping cream
  • 4 Tbsp
    powdered sugar
  • ·
    juice of 1/2 lime
  • 1/2 tsp
    lime zest

How to Make Pear Cups with Lime Cream

Step-by-Step

  1. Grease a large 6 cup muffin pan or spray with oil. Flatten each pie crust with a few "rolls" on a pastry cloth to give it more width. Cut out 3 circles on each crust so you have a total of 6 circles. Fit each circle into muffin pan.
  2. Mix together pears, sugar, flour, red hots, and butter in a saucepan. Cook on medium-low heat until "Red Hots" are melted; add small amount of water if needed to thin sauce. Remove from heat; pour into pie shells. Bake at 375 degrees approximately 25 - 30 minutes or until crusts have browned. Cool to room temperature.
  3. Whip the cream at high speed gradually adding sugar, lime juice and zest until stiff peaks form. Chill and serve on top of pear cups.

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About Pear Cups with Lime Cream

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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