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fresh pear cobbler

a recipe by
Angel Wilkinson
McCool, MS

We have a pear tree in our backyard and I am always looking for ways to use the pears. I made this recipe for my family and it was a real hit. The batter cooks up around the pear pieces and makes a yummy crust. So good! Especially good when it's still warm.

serves 6 to 8
cook time 1 Hr 45 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For fresh pear cobbler

  • 1/2 c
    butter, melted
  • 2 c
  • 3/4 c
    self-rising flour
  • 3/4 c
  • 1 c
  • 1/2 tsp
    chinese five spice powder
  • 2 c
    fresh pear, chopped evenly

How To Make fresh pear cobbler

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2
    In a saucepan. mix 2 cups fresh pear with 1 cup sugar and 1 cup water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 3
    Place butter in a 2-quart baking dish and place in the oven to melt.
  • 4
    Stir 1 cup sugar and flour and Chinese five spice together and mix well. Slowly add milk and continue to stir to prevent the batter from lumping.
  • 5
    Remove baking dish from oven and pour batter over the butter in the baking dish. DO NOT STIR! Spoon fruit on top of batter, the gently pour about 3 Tablespoons of the cooking liquid evenly on top. DO NOT STIR!
  • 6
    Bake for 30 to 45 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 7
    Serve with vanilla ice cream or fresh whipped cream.