Tried this old fashioned Pear and oats crumble today..it’s a very simple dish tasty and an easy recipe to try out in ones kitchen. Left the kitchen smelling with aroma of the spices and the lemony flavoured pear.
Ingredients for the base
Ripe and firm Pear – 1 big one chopped or sliced.
Brown sugar – 1 Table spoon
Cornstarch – 1 table spoon
Lemon – 1 juiced
Nutmeg powder 2-3 pinches
Ginger powder – 2 pinches è
Preheat oven for 10 minutes on 180 degrees.
In the meantime take a bowl and put the pear bits followed by the cornstarch,brown sugar,nutmeg powder and ginger powder.
Finally add the juiced lime or lemon juice and mix well.
Pour it over a greased baking tray and keep it aside.
For the top layer
Rolled Oats – 1/2 cup
Flour – 1/4 cup
Butter – 2 table spoons (thawed)
Brown sugar – 2.5 table spoons
Almonds – 1 table spoon cut into bite sized bits.
Walnut – 1 table spoon.
In a bowl add the thawed butter followed by sugar, flour and rolled oats. Mix lightly with your fingers.
Then add the chopped almonds and walnut
Add a few pinches of nutmeg powder and also ginger powder
And mix well till the butter mixes well into the mixture.
Now transfer this slowly over the pear mixture and press lightly with the spatula.
Bake on 180 degrees Celsius for about 25 minute.
Best enjoyed with chocolate sauce or caramelise pear on the sides.
Vanilla ice cream too goes well with pear crumble.