This pear dessert is mostly hands-off, so you can get the rest of dinner ready while it cooks in the oven.
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- Servings: 6
Source: Everyday Food, October 2003
- 3 Comice or Bartlett pears, peeled, halved, cored, and sliced
- 1/4 cup melted unsalted butter
- 1/3 cup granulated sugar
- 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 3 large eggs
- 3/4 cup milk
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- Confectioners' sugar
Preheat oven to 350 degrees; butter a 9-inch pie dish. Peel, halve, and core pears; slice 1/4 inch thick lengthwise. Arrange slices, overlapping slightly, in dish.
In a blender, process butter, granulated sugar, flour, vanilla extract, eggs, milk, and salt until smooth.
Pour batter over pears; bake until golden and firm to touch, 40 to 45 minutes. Serve warm or at room temperature, dusted with confectioners' sugar.