Pie with Pears

Pie with Pears
  • Serves 8
  • 1 hour + 2 days
  • Easy


Ingredients

Blackcurrant syrup with red wine

  • 200g liquor «Cream de Cassis» (blackcurrant liquor)
  • 500g red wine Merlot
  • 400g sugar
  • 100g water
  • 100g honey
  • Juice of 1 lemon and 1 orange and their zest
  • 4 middle size pears
  • 150g frozen black currants
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 anise
  • 3 cloves
  • 1 pinch of nutmeg

Pie

  • 150g dark chocolate 64% cocoa
  • 60g butter, room temperature
  • 3 eggs, separate
  • 100g sugar
  • 20g potato starch
  • 100g almond flour

Method

Pears

  1. We start boiling our water with sugar. Add «Cream de Cassis», wine, berries, citrus juice and zest, honey and all spices.
  2. Now, let it boil again. Remove from the heat and put the peeled pears in the syrup. Cover the pot with plastic wrap and place a heavy plate on top. It is important that the pears inside are drowned. Leave the syrup with the fruits for two days in room temperature.
  3. After this period take out the pears and cut one of them in half. Now boil everything down until it becomes thick.

Pie

  1. Preheat oven to 190°C.
  2. Now, grease a baking pan with butter and sprinkle it with almond flour.
  3. Whisk egg white with 30g of sugar until peaks.
  4. Also whisk the egg yolks for 10 minutes with the remaining sugar.
  5. Melt chocolate with butter and then stir it.
  6. In the yolk mass sift the dry ingredients and mix it.
  7. Add the chocolate/butter mass from step and also the whipped egg whites. Stir everything gently and put that mass into a baking pan
  8. Bake for 30-35 minutes.
  9. Let your pie rest about 15 minutes. Then gently remove it and leave until it´s only a little warm.
  10. Put your pie on a plate and pour generously the syrup with berries over. On the top put on 2 pears, and 2 halves of pear. Also decorate with some cinnamon sticks. Bon appétit!

Pie with Pears


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