Wine-Soaked Cherries And Pears Over Pound Cake

Course : Cakes
Serves: 2
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1/2 cup red wine -- see *
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 medium lemon -- zest of
3/4 pound cherries -- pitted
2 medium pears -- peeled and sliced
2 slices pound cake
1 cup softened butter -- to taste
1 cup whipped cream -- for topping

Preparation / Directions:

* the better the wine, the better the dish 1. Combine the wine, sugar, and lemon rind in a medium saucepan. Stir in the cherries. 2. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 10 minutes. 3. Stir in the pears, and simmer for an additional 5 minutes. 4. Spread the pound cake with butter and toast to a golden brown. 5. Generously spoon with fruit and juices over the cake. 6. Serve warm, topped with a dollop of whipped cream.


Nutritional Information:

1579 Calories (kcal); 61g Total Fat; (34% calories from fat); 19g Protein; 243g Carbohydrate; 663mg Cholesterol; 1235mg Sodium

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