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“Here's an interesting recipe I picked up somewhere along my life's path, possibly from, or because of my mom who introduced me to 'flaming' desserts!”
READY IN:
25mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place 12 pear halves, cut side down on paper towels.
  2. For the filling, combine cream cheese, sugar & enough reserved pear syrup to make a spreadable filling.
  3. Add walnuts, & stir to mix well.
  4. Spread 1 tablespoon of filling onto the FLAT surface of each pear.
  5. Press together each set of two halves to make 6 'whole' pears.
  6. For the sauce, in saucepan, blend cold water & cornstarch, then add thawed raspberries.
  7. Cook & stir until thick.
  8. Run cooked raspberries through a fine sieve to remove seeds. Keep warm.
  9. When ready to serve, preheat 1/4 cup brandy.
  10. Pour brandy on top of warm raspberry sauce, then ignite with LONG match.
  11. Immediately, & with a long-handled dipper, spoon flaming sauce over pears, & serve.

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