Recipe number 47999 is

Pear & Fig Strudel

The ingredients are:
1 lb Figs 1 2/3 cup Unsweetened pear juice 10 each Ripe pears 1 tsp Cinnamon 1/2 tsp Allspice 1/2 lb Filo dough 1/2 cup Melted butter 1 cup Toasted wholewheat bread - crumbs 1/2 cup Honey 1/2 cup Chopped hazelnuts

The recipe yield is:
12 Servings

Cover the figs with pear juice & bring to a boil, let simmer for 25 minutes. Puree in a blender. Peel & core the pears & chop into bite-sized pieces. Combine fig paste, pears & cinnamon & allspice. Preheat oven to 375F. Butter a 9"x14" baking pan. Layer 10 filo sheets, 2 at a time, brushing butter on every second sheet & spinkling it with breadcrumbs. Spread pear filling evenly over last sheet. Cover with another 10 sheets of filo, layered as before with butter & breadcrumbs. Score the top sheet into pieces approx. 3" square. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes & then allow to cool for 15 minutes. Heat the honey, stirring gently till warm. Drizzle over strudel & top with nuts. Cut with a sharp knife. "Sundays at Moosewood Restaurant Cookbook"

Desserts; Ethnic

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