Baked Pear Steusel

Did you know?

  • Pears are rich in fibre which helps you to feel full while promoting health
  • Pears are a rich source of fibre and can be enjoyed in a variety of ways other than eating on their own. This fruit also contains vitamins B and C and potassium which can help blood pressure.
Serves 8

Ingredients

  • 4 firm pears, peeled, halved, core removed
  • ½ cup oats
  • 2 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of margarine
  • 1 tablespoon of all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon of chopped nuts (optional)
  • ½ teaspoon of cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F and lightly coat an oven proof dish with margarine
  2. Place the pears in the dish, cut-side facing up
  3. Combine the remaining ingredients in a small bowl and mix together with your hands
  4. Sprinkle the mixture over the pears and bake in the oven, uncovered until golden and bubbling, 40-50min
  5. Allow to cool for 15min before serving

Top tips:

  • Remove the stem of the pears before baking
  • This recipe works great with pears that are too hard to eat
  • Serve warm or at room temperature with a dollop of yogurt or crème fraiche