• 4servings

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Nutrition Info . . .

NutrientsCarbohydrates, Cellulose
VitaminsB6, C, D
MineralsCalcium, Potassium, Phosphorus

Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 cup Sugar

  2. 1/3 cup Water

  3. 1/2 cup (or more) whipping cream

  4. Generous pinch of ground cinnamon

  5. 2 smalls Pears, peeled, cored, sliced

  6. 2 smalls Bananas, peeled, sliced

  7. 1/2 teaspoon Grated orange peel

  8. 1/4 teaspoon Ground cinnamon

  9. 6 Phyllo pastry sheets

  10. 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, melted

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. SAUCE PHYLLO PARCELS FOR SAUCE: Stir sugar and water in heavy medium saucepan over low heat until sugar dissolves. Increase heat and boil without stirring until syrup turns deep-amber color, occasionally brushing sides of pan with wet pastry brush to prevent sugar crystals from forming, about 14 minutes. Gradually mix in ½ C cream, then cinnamon (mixture will bubble vigorously). Stir until caramel melts. (Can be made 1 day ahead. Cover and refrigerate. Before using, rewarm over low heat, stirring constantly and thinning with more cream if too thick.) FOR PHYLLO PARCELS: Combine pears, bananas, orange peel and cinnamon in bowl. Set aside. Cut two 8-inch squares from each phyllo sheet. Stack phyllo squares; cover with plastic and damp towel. Place 1 square on baking sheet. Brush with melted butter. Place another square atop first square so that points face in different directions. Brush with melted butter. Place another square atop second square so that points face in different directions than points of first 2 squares. Place about ¾ C fruit mixture in center of phyllo. Brush edges of phyllo with melted butter. Gather corners of phyllo together to form parcel. Gently twist phyllo to enclose filling. Brush outside with butter. Repeat with remaining phyllo, butter and fruit, forming total of 4 parcels. Chill until butter has set, about 15 minutes. (Can be made 4 hours ahead. Keep chilled.) Preheat oven to 375'F. Bake parcels until golden, about 20 minutes. Serve warm or at room temperature, drizzling with warm sauce. Bon Appetit/August/94 Scanned & edited by Di Pahl &


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