Easy comforting pear crumble may be served as is or with ice cream. It is a wonderful dessert or snack that you can have during warm days. Use this recipe for other fruits like apricots or apples if desired.
Makes 1 4 servings
1 1/2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/3 cup whole-wheat or all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
5 tablespoons canola oil
3 1/2 pounds ripe but firm pears, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1/2 cup pure maple syrup
1/2 cup raisins
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 teaspoons minced crystallized ginger
Preheat the oven to 350°F and lightly grease a 9×13 –inch baking dish with butter.
Next, prepare the toppings by combining the oatmeal, walnuts, brown sugar, flour and cinnamon in a medium sized bowl. Drizzle it with oil and stir until it is moist. Set aside.
After, prepare the filling by placing the pears, maple syrup, raisins, flour, lemon juice and ginger in a large bowl. Mix well. Transfer the filling mixture to the greased baking dish. Sprinkle the oatmeal and walnut topping on top of it.
Bake the crumble for 40-50 minutes or until the pears are tender and the topping is golden brown.
Let stand for at least 10 minutes before serving. Serve warm.
Photo Courtesy Of: Nick J Webb