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Chocolate Pear Delight

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This decadent dessert for two is disarmingly simple to prepare. Double it for dinner parties and turn dessert into a chocolate celebration!
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • ½ cup milk
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa
  • 2 ½ tablespoons sugar
  • 2 egg yolks
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 fresh Bosc or Anjou USA Pear, peeled and sliced

Melt butter; blend in flour. Heat milk, cocoa, and sugar together until hot, but not boiling; add all at once to flour mixture, stirring constantly. Beat egg yolks until light. Blend small amount of sauce into yolks; add mixture to sauce. Cook and stir over low heat until slightly thickened. Add vanilla. Cover and cool. Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry; fold into cooled chocolate mixture. Lay sliced pears in bottom of buttered 4-cup baking dish; pour chocolate mixture over. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until set. Serve immediately.

  • Serving Size: 8 oz
  • Calories: 280
  • Carbohydrate: 33g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4g
  • Protein: 10g

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