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Monday, August 23, 2010

dessert #25

Pear Betty

1 quart canned pears
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ginger
juice of 1 lemon
2 cups soft bread crumbs
2 tablespoons melted butter

Drain juice from pears and slice them in lengthwise pieces.
Mix together sugar and spices.
Add sugar mixture and lemon juice to pears.
Add melted butter to bread crumbs and blend together.
Place a layer of butttered crumbs in the bottom of greased baking dish.
Add a layer of the pear mixture.
Repeat layers until bread crumbs are on top.
Bake at 350 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes.
Serve with whipped cream or just cream.

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