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Apple Pear Pie Filling & Cake Topping
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8 people
Ingredients:
  • 3 medium apples, peeled and sliced in bite-sized pieces
  • 3 medium pears, peeled and sliced in bite-sized pieces
  • 4 Tbsps butter
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 4 Tbsps water, divided in half
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp ground cloves
  • 1 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

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Directions:

In a good sized saucepan, melt butter at medium heat (or just below). Sautee apples and pears for 3 minutes, stirring often.

Add lemon juice and 2 tbsp water. Stir in, then add brown sugar and spices. Cook for about 5 minutes, until fruit is tender.

In a small bowl, combine cornstarch and remaining water. Stir into saucepan, bring to a boil, let bubble for 30 seconds while stirring constantly, then remove from heat. Stir in vanilla and let cool.

Serve over cake, waffles, ice cream (or any combination of those) - or put into a par-baked pie crust and finish off.

Suitable for these diets:

Vegetarian

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