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With the holiday season being a busy time for us all, this dessert is perfect when you need to make something at the last minute! Anyone can make this deliciously easy dessert that will have your friends and families believing you are a professional pastry chef! Serve warm from the oven with vanilla ice cream, just as good as a holiday apple pie without the hours spent in the kitchen!
This is my very own recipe for my pear & hazelnut pie with hazelnut crust that earned first place in the pear pie category at the 7th Annual Gorge Grown Fruit Dessert Contest!
With freshly harvested apples being plucked from the trees as we speak, I had to create a recipe that celebrates the season! Our Oregon Growers Apple Butter gives this recipe a rich apple flavor and the crumb topping adds a delicious crunchy texture!
I recently made this cake for a friend’s small wedding reception. She originally mentioned that she preferred something on the healthy side, but knowing that is not my specialty, I suggested this cake and she happily put those feelings aside!
Chef and co-owner Ben Stenn can be found manning the pans 6 nights a week at Celilo Restaurant and Bar in Hood River Oregon. Ben is dedicated to using local products that highlight the seasons and the bounty we are lucky enough to have in our backyard.
I recently started Cupcake Gourmet, treats for special events, and I’ve been having a lot of fun creating new recipes that focus on Pacific Northwest ingredients. I like to call this cupcake “The Local”, using our Pear Hazelnut fruit spread and topping them off with roasted Oregon hazelnuts, this is the perfect cupcake to showcase Oregon’s finest flavors!
Oregon Growers & Shippers
Featuring our Cranberry Pear Fruit Spread
This delicious tart sounds complicated to make but really is a snap. You will love the creamy custard filling and tart fruit filling.
For the Fruit Filling:
1- 12 oz. Jar of …
Featuring our Vanilla Pear Butter
1 pint vanilla ice cream
1 cup caramel sauce (made with 1/2 sugar and 1/2 cup heavy cream)
1/2 cup Oregon Growers & Shippers Vanilla Pear Butter
Make caramel sauce …
Featuring our Pear Hazelnut Spread
4 cups white bread (see preparation)
4 each eggs
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 tsp cinnamon, ground
1/2 tsp nutmeg, groung
3 cups whole milk
1 jar Oregon Growers & …