1 large 820g (30oz) can pear halves
8 ounces semisweet chocolate
2 tablespoons hot water
1 tablespoon butter
1 egg yolk
1/2 cup heavy cream
1 egg white +
Drain pear halves; arrange in 6 individual serving dishes.
Place chocolate in top of double boiler; stir in water.
Melt chocolate over boiling water; remove from heat.
Stir in butter until melted.
Add egg yolk and cream.
Before serving, beat egg white until stiff peaks form; fold into warm
Spoon Chocolate Sauce over pears.
Sprinkle with chopped pistachio nuts, if desired
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