1795 Acorn Inn (Canandaigua, New York)

Baked French Pear Pancake

March 3rd, 2014 by Innkeeper

1 29 oz. can of sliced or halved pears
1/2 cup all purpose flour
1/2 cup light brown sugar
4 egg
2 tsp. vanilla extract
1/8 tsp salt
1/2 tsp. baking powder
4 tbsp. butter
Confectioners sugar

Spray four shallow, oval ramekins with Pam. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Drain pears and reserve liquid.Slice pear into 1/4 inch slices.

In a blender, mix eggs, flour, sugar, vanilla, salt and baking powder. Put eggs in first.
Process to a smooth batter, scraping the sides as needed. Add butter and 3/4 cup pear liquid and process.

Pour batter into pan and top with pears and cinnamon sugar. Bake uncovered for 30 – 45 minutes, until brown and fluffy. Sprinkle with powdered sugar and a dollop of whipped cream.

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