Vanilla-Spiced Caramel and Pear Tart

Vanilla-Spiced Caramel and Pear Tart
Photo by Hans Gissenger

Ingredients

  • 1 large egg
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 2 whole star anise
  • ¼ cup unsalted butter
  • + 14 more ingredients
    • 3 whole cloves
    • ½ vanilla bean
    • 1 ½ tablespoons all purpose flour
    • Generous pinch of coarse kosher salt
    • 6 whole cloves
    • 1 egg white
    • 1 cinnamon stick
    • 6 medium firm but ripe Anjou pears
    • Generous pinch of coarse kosher salt
    • All-butter puff pastry is available frozen at Whole Foods markets. One 14- to 16-ounce package contains two 11-inch rounds. Whole star anise is available in the spice section of some supermarkets.
    • ½ vanilla bean
    • 10-inch-diameter springform pan
    • 1 whole star anise
    • 1 sheet frozen puff pastry (half of 17.3-ounce package), thawed, or one 14- to 16-ounce package all-butter puff pastry (1 to 2 sheets,depending on brand)

Roll out pastry to 12-inch square and trim off corners, forming slightly rounded crust. (If using all-butter puff pastry, roll out to 12-inch round.) Transfer pastry to 10-inch-diameter springform pan, pressing pastry firmly onto bottom and 1 to 1 1/2 inches up sides of pan. Freeze crust until fi...

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