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Pear Mascarpone Custard

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“Something different for dessert.”
READY IN:
1hr
SERVES:
6-8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Position oven rack in the middle of oven; preheat oven to 375°; lightly butter and 11 x 7 inch baking dish.
  2. Drain the pear halves, reserving 3/4 cup of the syrup.
  3. Put pear halves on a cutting surface, flat side down, and score the rounded side with shallow, crosswise cuts; arrange the pears in the prepared baking dish.
  4. Add flour and sugar to a blender or food processor; blend or process until combined.
  5. Add in the mascarpone, eggs, vanilla, reserved pear syrup, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  6. Blend/process until the batter is smooth, about 20 seconds.
  7. Pour batter over the fruit; sprinkle with the brown sugar.
  8. Bake custard until puffy and light brown and the center is set when gently shaken, about 25-30 minutes.
  9. Remove from oven and cool on a baking rack for 5-10 minutes; serve warm.

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