Baked Pears with Mascarpone cheese
Great light dessert
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- 3 Large pears Peeled, cored, halved
- 2 tablespoon(s) unsalted butter
- 1/2 cup(s) brown sugar
- 3 tablespoon(s) freshly squeezed lemon juice
- pinch salt
- 2/3 cup(s) mascarpone cheese
- 1/4 teaspoon(s) vanilla extract
- confectioner's sugar
- Preheat oven to 375. Peel pears, cut in half, leave stem intact, and scoop out cores. Arrange pears in a buttered dish, cut side up, in one layer. Divide butter over top. sprinkle brown sugar over pears. Drizzle lemon juice and salt all over.
- Bake pears in oven for 20 minutes or until they begin to soften. Turn pears over and bake for 15 minutes more or until tip of a knife easily penetrates pear. Transfer pears to a plate, reserving juices and cover to keep warm.
- In a medium bowl, combine mascarpone cheese, vanilla extract, and pear cooking juices. Mix well and taste. Add more brown sugar or lemon juice to taste, if necessary.
- Arrange warm pears on a serving plate with a dollop of mascarpone cream. Using a small sieve, sift confectioner's sugar over pears.
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