Ginger-Pear Crumble

Photo by James Baigrie
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  • Serves 8
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  • Nutritional Information

    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 185.63 calories
    • Calories 1 calories from fat
    • Fat 0.28 g
    • Sat Fat 0.02 g
    • Cholesterol 0 mg
    • Sodium 4.7 mg
    • Protein 1.31 mg
    • Carbohydrate 47.77 g
    • Fiber 5.85 g
    • Iron 0.72 mg
    • Calcium 23.73 mg


  1. Check 3 1/2pounds Anjou or Bosc pears, peeled, cored, and quartered
  2. Check 1/2teaspoon orange zest
  3. Check 1/3cup sugar
  4. Check 1/4cup flour
  5. Check 1 prebaked Pecan Brown Sugar Crust, plus extra unbaked crust mixture for the crumble
  6. Check 1/4cup flour
  7. Check 1/4cup light brown sugar
  8. Check pinch ground cinnamon
  9. Check 2teaspoons freshly grated ginger
  10. Check 2tablespoons all-purpose flour


  1. Make the Pecan Brown Sugar Crust.
  2. Preheat oven to 375° F. Position a rack in lower third of oven.
  3. Slice each pear quarter into bite-size pieces and place them in a large mixing bowl. Add the zest, sugar, flour, and ginger; toss gently. Spoon the fruit into the prepared crust.
  4. To make the crumble topping, combine the extra crust mixture, all-purpose flour, brown sugar, and cinnamon in a small bowl.
  5. Sprinkle over the pear filling and bake until the topping is golden brown and the fruit is tender, 50 to 55 minutes. Let cool before slicing.