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Pear Amber

1 Pear Per Person
1 dssrtspn. Honey
Strip of Lemon Rind
2 - 3 Cloves
1 Cup Water to 2 Pears
Few Drops Cochineal Colouring
Peel pears, halve, and remove cores. Dissolve honey in water and bring to the boil with cloves and rind. Colour red. Place pears, cut side downwards, in a fireproof dish and pour liquid over. Bake at 300o F for 2-1/2 - 3 hours. The pears should be dark red and semi transparent. Chill and serve with whipped cream.