Pear crumble

6
50 minutes

Ingredients

Pear filling

  • 6 pears, peeled and cored
  • 120g of soft brown sugar
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced

Crumble

  • 100g of plain flour
  • 50g of blanched almonds
  • 75g of sugar
  • 75g of unsalted butter, chilled and cubed
  • 3 juniper berries, ground
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 pinch of ground cloves
  • 1 pinch of flaky sea salt

Method

1
Preheat the oven to 180C°/gas mark 4
2
Roughly chop the pears and add to a pan with the sugar and lemon juice. Place over a medium–low heat and let cook for 5–10 minutes or until the sugar has dissolved and the pear is just starting to soften
3
In the meantime, make the crumble. Add all the ingredients to a food processor and blend to a rubble
4
Transfer the pears along with their juices to an overproof dish and sprinkle the crumble in an even layer over the top
5
Bake for 30 minutes or until the crumble is nice and golden. Serve up warm with a side of custard or cream