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Pear and Ginger Crumble

A classic pairing of pears and ginger makes this Pear and Ginger Crumble recipe a dessert you will not soon forget. Serve warm right out of the oven with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for the ultimate treat. Easy enough to make on a weeknight too.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Pear and Ginger Crumble, Pear Crumble
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Cooling Time 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 237kcal
Author Cathy



  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp table salt
  • 3 tbsps butter


  • 3 lbs firm, but ripe Bosc pears, peeled, cored and cut into 1" thick slices
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp freshly grated ginger
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Prepare an 8 x 8 baking pan by spraying with cooking spray.
  • For the topping, combine all ingredients in a medium bowl and work together with your hands until the ingredients resemble a crumble. Set aside.
  • For the filling, combine pear slices, lemon juice, and ginger in a large bowl. Add the sugar and flour and toss to blend.
  • Transfer the pear mixture to the baking dish. Sprinkle the crumble topping over the pears. Bake crumble until the pears are tender and the topping is golden brown, about 40 minutes. Let cool for 15 minutes before serving. Serve warm or at room temperature, with ice cream if desired.


Calories: 237kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 2.1g | Fat: 6.4g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.5g | Cholesterol: 11.2mg | Sodium: 39.3mg | Potassium: 24.6mg | Fiber: 4.3g | Sugar: 28.8g | Vitamin A: 3.8IU | Vitamin C: 7.5mg | Calcium: 3.3mg | Iron: 2.7mg