Recipe: Gingerbread pear crumble

Recipe: Gingerbread pear crumble

Learn to make this delicious pear crumble. Author: Kate Lewis


Recipe: Gingerbread pear crumble

Oats, pears and gingerbread combine to make this yummy crumble.





  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour (you can also use a gluten-free baking mix)
  • 1/4 cup agave nectar
  • 2 tbsp molasses
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp allspice
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp ground cloves


  • 5 cups chopped pears (peeled if not organic)
  • 2 tbsp agave nectar (optional)
  • Pinch salt (optional)



1 Preheat the oven to 350°F.

2 Spray a 2-quart casserole dish with oil.

3 Combine all of the topping ingredients in a bowl and mix well; set aside.

4 If the pears aren’t very sweet, add the agave nectar and the salt to taste.

5 Spread the pears in the bottom of the casserole dish.

6 Sprinkle the gingerbread topping over the pears, then bake for about 30 minutes, until the topping is golden brown and the filling is hot.

Makes 8 servings


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Recipe: Gingerbread pear crumble