Pear Cranberry Cobbler

Mikekey K

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@Mikekey

A tasty Fall dessert. This one uses bread slices for topping instead of biscuits. I have easily halved this recipe and used a 1-qt. square casserole dish instead of the 8-inch baking dish. Cooking time is the same.


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Serves:

6

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/4 c
granulated sugar
1 Tbsp
cornstarch
5
whole, ripe pears
1 c
fresh cranberries
1/8 c
candied ginger, finely chopped
1/3 c
milk
2 large
eggs
1 tsp
vanilla extract
6 slice
white bread
3 Tbsp
granulated sugar
1/4 tsp
ground nutmeg

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 400-degrees. Coat an 8-inch square baking dish with nonfat cooking spray.
2
Peel, core and chop pears.
3
In a large bowl, stir together sugar and cornstarch.
4
Add pears, cranberries and ginger; stir until well combined. Spoon into prepared baking dish.
5
Place in oven to bake 20 minutes, stirring midway, or until fruit is tender and the juices have started to thicken. Remove from oven.
6
In a large shallow dish, stir together milk, eggs, and vanilla.
7
Cut each bread slice in half diagonally, and soak bread in egg mixture, carefully turning slices for even soaking.
8
Arrange bread slices in rows on top of the fruit.
9
Combine nutmeg and 3 tbls. sugar; sprinkle evenly over bread.
10
Bake for 20 minutes more, or until the bread is golden and fruit is bubbling. Serve warm.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #pears, #Fall