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Clarissa Jan 22, 2013 11:29 AM

Does pear sauce impart a flavor into baked goods any more than apple? I recently used it in something and found it to have a cloyingly sweet flavor. I'd thought they were interchangeable.

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  1. sunshine842 RE: Clarissa Jan 22, 2013 12:29 PM

    like apples -- it depends on the type of pear -- some are sweeter than others.

    It pairs (sorry) extremely well with chocolate.

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      Clarissa RE: sunshine842 Jan 22, 2013 01:58 PM

      Yeah, that's what I should have done with it. Then the chocolate would have dominated.

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      cheesecake17 RE: Clarissa Jan 22, 2013 12:35 PM

      I've used unsweetened pear sauce and found it very similar to unsweetened apple sauce in baking. I guess it depends on the pear sauce

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        Clarissa RE: cheesecake17 Jan 22, 2013 01:58 PM

        That makes total sense.

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