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Pear bonbons

Recipe from: 1/11/1990 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 7
Servings 18


  • icing sugar
  • dried pears, soaked in
  • 125
  • 1
    egg white
  • 18
    walnut halves
  • pink food colouring
  • 350


Colour the marzipan with about 10 drops food colouring until it is rosy pink. Roll out on an icing sugar-strewn surface until about 2 mm thick. Using a biscuit cutter, cut out rounds 7 cm in diameter. Halve the pears and place one half on each round. Wrap marzipan around each pear. Seal the edges with a little egg white and place half a walnut on top of each. Sift a little icing sugar on top and place each bonbon in a paper case. Leave for about an hour before serving. Makes 18 bonbons.

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