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Pear and Ginger Crumble

Brenda Janschek
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Servings 6


  • 5 just ripe pears peeled, cored and thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon peeled and freshly grated ginger
  • 3/4 cup wholewheat flour
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • ¼ cup ground almonds or desiccated coconut
  • 1/3 cup rapadura sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • 1/2 cup butter


  • Preheat the oven to 180 C. Butter an 20cm x 25cm baking tray.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine the flour, oats, ground almonds or desiccated coconut, sugar, cinnamon, salt and butter
  • Rub the butter into the mixture until it’s a bit clumpy (get the kids involved!)
  • Combine the sliced pear, lemon juice and ginger in the baking tin and sprinkle the crumble topping over the pears.
  • Bake crumble until the pears are tender and the topping is golden brown, about 30 minutes.
  • Cool for 5 minutes before serving.