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       Title: Fondant with Pears or Cherries
  Categories: Desserts, French
       Yield: 8 servings
  
       6    Pears
            -OR
       1 lb Fresh cherries
       1 c  Flour
       1 c  Sugar
       1 t  Baking powder
       5    Eggs
       3 T  Water (approximately)
         pn Cinnamon
         pn Salt
     1/4 lb Butter, softened
  
   Chop unpeeled pears into bite-sized chunks. (Or pit cherries and cut
   in half.) Arrange the fruit on the bottom of a greased tart pan.
   
   To make the pastry, mix all ingredients, except softened butter, with
   a beater. When well-blended, add butter. Pour batter over the fruit.
   Bake in a 300'F. oven for 30 minutes.
   
   Nutrition analysis per serving: 375 calories; 15.3 grams fat; 161
   milligrams cholesterol; 182 milligrams sodium; 36% of calories from
   fat.
  
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