Swiss Pear Recipe

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Elegant and easy. I got this out of one of my community cookbooks, but it tastes like something a restaurant in Atlantic City New Jersey used to make.

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Swiss Pear Recipe


  • 1 cup whipping cream, well chilled
  • 2 tablespoons Sugar
  • 1 (29 ounces) can Pears in heavy syrup, drained,reserve 2 1/2 ounces of syrup
  • 4 ounces German cooking chocolate


Whip cream until thick, add Sugar and continue to whip until thick.
Drain Pears well.
Melt chocolate with reserved syrup.
Put Pears in a large bowl, a glass bowl makes a nice presentation.
Cover Pears with whipped cream.
Cool chocolate mixture, then pour or spoon chocolate carefully over whipped cream.
Chill well.

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