- 8 small baby (Corella) Pears
- 1 vanilla bean
- 1250 g water
- 440 g sugar
- 2 strips of lemon peel
- 40 g Toasted Almonds
- 40 g dark chocolate
- 60 g almonds
- 125 g Butter
- 165 g castor sugar
- 3 eggs
- 160 g sour cream
- 100 g plain flour
- 100 g Self raising Flour
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Grind sugar on speed 9 for 10 seconds. Add water, lemon peel, vanilla bean, split and seeds removed and also added to water and sugar mix.
Bring to a simmer cook for 10minutes on Veroma on speed soft spoon.
Peel pears and place in steamer basket and lower into syrup and cook for 20minutes on 100 deg on soft spoon.
Remove pears in steamer basket and set aside. Reduce syrup for 40 minutes on Veroma on soft spoon.It should be half the volume and thick...if not keep cooking! Set aside.
In a clean bowl grind raw almonds into almond meal on speed 8 for 10 seconds, set aside.
Add chocolate and toasted almonds and rough chop on speed 4 for 6 seconds.
Add butter, castor sugar, eggs and sour cream and 2 tblsp of the syrup to the TM bowl. Mix on speed 7 for 20 seconds.
Add plain flour, self raising flour, almond meal and chopped almonds and chocolate. Mix on speed 4 for 6-10 seconds until just combined.
Pour into a greased and lined spring form tin and then place the baby pears into the mix (you may need to slice a bit off the bottom of the pear to make it sit straight).
Bake on 160 deg for an hour until a skewer comes out clean. Cool and baste with the syrup.
Serve with syrup on the side and cream or ice cream.
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