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Pear Crumble

Updated February 23, 2016

This has a very fine textured topping which absorbs the delicious juices from the pears, citrus zest, and nutmeg.

Serves8

Cooking Methodbaking

CostInexpensive

Easy

Total Timeunder 2 hours

Kid FriendlyYes

OccasionCasual Dinner Party, Cooking for a date

Recipe Coursedessert

Equipmentbaking/gratin dish

Mealdinner

Moodblue

Taste and Texturenutty, spiced, sweet

Type of Dishdessert, fruit

Ingredients

  • 8 ripe Bosc pears, peeled, cored, and sliced
  • Finely grated zest of 1 orange and 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • Pinch of grated nutmeg
  • 5 tablespoons reduced-fat powdered milk
  • ¼ cup ground almonds
  • ½ cup rolled oats
  • 1 1/3 cups whole-grain flour
  • ½ cup soft dark brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened

Instructions

1 Preheat the oven to 400°F.

2 Combine the pears with the zest, sugar, nutmeg, and ½ cup water in the bottom of a large baking dish.

3 Mix the dry ingredients together, then rub in the butter.

4 Sprinkle this mixture on top of the pears and bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour, or until the top is golden. Serve warm with low-sugar custard.

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