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This recipe for caramelized pears (receita de pêras caramelizadas) is very easy, quick and makes a great dessert.
Caramelized Pears Recipe
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Caramelized Pears Recipe

Caramelized Pears Recipe

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4 tablespoons of butter1/2 cup of brown sugar3 peeled and sliced ​​pears
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    1. In a frying pan melt the butter over medium heat.
    2. Add the sugar and stir until it dissolves. 
    3. Add the pears and increase the heat slightly. 
    4. From time to time, swing the skillet to wrap the pears well in the mixture. 
    5. Cook until the pears are tender, to be sure, just prick them with the tip of a sharp knife.
    6. Remove from the heat and serve.
    Recipe & Photo Credit: clima65.blogspot.com


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