Classic Homemade Pear Cobbler

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Feb. 09, 2010

Pear cobbler is a fresh fruit dessert thats simple to make, healthy and delicious. Savor crisp pears inside thick crusty pastry after a family meal. This is a great cobbler recipe as its made with an unusual fruit like pears. Watch the video to find out how simply we make pear cobbler and how delicious it looks.


Pears 7 Cup (112 tbs) , peeled and sliced
Brown sugar 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
Juice of lemon 1 Tablespoon
Nutmeg 1 Pinch , ground
Biscuit topping 1 Cup (16 tbs)
All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs) (250 Milliliter)
Granulated sugar 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
Baking soda 1/4 Teaspoon
Salt 1 Pinch
Butter 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Biscuit flavoring 1 Tablespoon
Lemon 1 Teaspoon
Buttermilk 3/4 Cup (12 tbs)


1. In large bowl, put together pears with brown sugar, cornstarch, lemon juice and nutmeg and toss gently.

2. Into an 8-inch (2 L) square glass baking dish, pour the mixture.

3. In bowl, whisk together flour; sugar; baking powder; baking soda and salt.

4. Using a pastry blender or 2 knives, crumble the butter.

5. In a measuring cup, stir lemon rind into buttermilk; drizzle over flour mixture, stirring with fork to form soft, sticky dough.

6. Spoon dough in 9 evenly spaced mounds over fruit.

7. Bake in 400°F (200°C) oven for about 35 minutes until bubbly and topping is light golden and no longer doughy underneath when lifted with spoon.

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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 35 Minutes
Ready In: 35 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 442Calories from Fat 73

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12.3%

Saturated Fat 4 g20%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 177 mg7.38%

Total Carbohydrates 92 g30.7%

Dietary Fiber 6 g24%

Sugars 47 g

Protein 4 g8%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet