Pear-Ginger Cobbler

Southern Living
Makes 6 to 8 servings


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8 large red or green Anjou pears, sliced
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/2 cup apple cider
1/2 cup maple syrup
1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
3 tablespoons butter or margarine, cut up
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
Whipped cream
Crystallized ginger (optional)


Toss together pears and lemon juice.

Whisk together apple cider and next 5 ingredients in a large bowl; add pears, tossing to coat. Pour mixture into a 2-quart baking dish; dot with butter.

Spread Ginger-Almond Topping over mixture; sprinkle with granulated sugar.

Bake at 350° for 45 to 50 minutes or until golden. Serve with whipped cream; sprinkle with crystallized ginger, if desired.

Created date

October 2001