Recipe courtesy of Peter Rose
Show: Cooking Live
Save Recipe Print
Total:
1 hr 10 min
Prep:
30 min
Cook:
40 min

Ingredients

Directions

Place the currants in a small saucepan. Cover with water and bring to a boil. Allow them to boil for a minute and turn off the heat. Let them soak for about 5 minutes. Drain thoroughly and set aside. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Combine flour, salt, and sugar, and cut in butter with a dough blender or 2 knives until it resembles a coarse meal. You can also use a food processor. Stir in egg yolks. Knead this mixture until smooth. This takes quite a bit of kneading (you might want to use 2 hands). Press the dough out on the bottom and sides of an 8 or 9-inch springform pan. Neatly finish the rim. In a large bowl, gently combine the pear slices with the lemon juice, spices, sugar, and currants. Carefully arrange the fruits in the crust. Dot with butter, sprinkle with sugar. Bake for about 30 to 40 minutes, or until the crust is golden. Cool and serve.

Get the Recipe

Over-the-Top Snickers Dessert

Get that classic Snickers flavor in every bite of this over-the-top pie.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Brownie Tart

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Chocolate Tart

Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Apple Tarts

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

French Apple Tart

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Lemon Curd Tart

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Apple and Pear Crisp

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Tart

Recipe courtesy of Katie Lee

Poached Pears in Honey, Ginger and Cinnamon Syrup

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Pear Tarts

Recipe courtesy of Lassen and Hennings

Browse Reviews By Keyword