Fondant with pears or cherries

Yield: 8 servings

Measure Ingredient
6 Pears OR
1 pounds Fresh cherries
1 cup Flour
1 cup Sugar
1 teaspoon Baking powder
5 Eggs
3 tablespoons Water (approximately)
pinch Cinnamon
pinch Salt
¼ pounds 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. From: Michael Orchekowski Date: 09-17-94

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