Mango, pear & ginger crumble

Mango, pear & ginger crumble

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(9 ratings)

Ready in 20-25 minutes

Easy

Serves 4
This crumble is a perfect pud for the freezer - and we've given it a tropical twist

Nutrition and extra info

  • Reheats from frozen in 50 mins

Nutrition:

  • kcal684
  • fat33g
  • saturates11g
  • carbs95g
  • sugars26g
  • fibre9g
  • protein8g
  • salt0.45g
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Ingredients

  • 450g ripe pear, peeled, cored and thickly sliced
    Pear

    Pear

    pair

    Like apples, to which they are related, pears come in thousands of varieties, of which only a…

  • 1 tbsp muscovado sugar
  • 2 mango, peeled, stoned and roughly chopped
  • 1 piece stem ginger, finely chopped

For the topping

  • 175g plain flour
  • 85g butter
    Butter

    Butter

    butt-err

    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • 85g muscovado sugar
  • 85g pecan very roughly chopped
    Pecan nuts

    Pecan

    pee-kan

    Related to the walnut, pecans are native to America, and grow enclosed in a glossy, browny-red…

Method

  1. Heat oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4. Put the pears in a saucepan with the sugar and 4 tbsp water. Cook over a gentle heat for 5 mins, until the pears are just tender. Remove from the heat and stir in the mangoes and stem ginger. Spoon the mixture into a not-too-deep 1.75 litre baking dish and leave to go cold.

  2. Make the topping. Rub the butter into the flour, stir in the sugar and pecan nuts. Sprinkle it all over the fruit freeze, or bake for 30 mins until browned.

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Comments (13)

SousChefSue21's picture
5

This recipe Is gorgeous and very different, the crumble topping is perfect too! I had just picked up 2 mangoes - reduced at the supermarket and a neighbour had brought me some pears from their garden I would never have put the two together so I was really pleased when I found this recipe! I had to substitute brazil nuts for the pecan nuts - as I didn't have any - but having that crunch in the crumble was great! I only used 65g as well and that was plenty. Give this recipe a try.....you won't be disappointed!

ariellenne's picture
5

So delicious!

I always make half quantities using 1 mango. I have also used a tin of pears instead of fresh, omitting the first lot of sugar and the extra cooking step.

I sprinkle the chopped pecans after the topping as I always have too much topping - that way there are no nuts wasted if you have to throw some away.

Oh and don't overdo the fresh ginger. I used a touch too much first time I cooked this and the gingers heat and spiciness almost overpowered the subtle flavours of the fruit. It takes about 2-3 times cooking it to get it to your personal taste.

ninaforsyth's picture

just had this for lunch very good will definately make it again

Tiffany1983's picture
5

Very simple to make and tasted divine! Love the exotic mix of mango with the ginger and pear. The dish I used was a bit small, and I only had 1 mango so reduced the other ingredients accordingly, but there didn't seem enough crumble, so next time I will add more! We had this served straight out the oven with custard.

medinaitieva's picture

can't wait to make it for my boyfriend, he loves mangoes, and i love pears! thanks for the recipe!

shaz_r's picture

this sounds delish and cant wait to try it.

kiki85's picture
5

crowd pleaser!!! Didnt have steamed ginger I used gretaed fresh ginger instead... i love the exotic flavoures.

huxley-radish's picture
4

Eek I meant to put 5 stars! Also I used ground ginger too. Not sure how much, just sprinkled loads in heeh.

huxley-radish's picture
4

Really really good! I initially thought the topping was not melded together enough, but it covered all the fruit really nicely. I loved the mango, ginger and pear flavours all together. Thumbs up from me and the boyfriend.

seventhirtyone's picture
5

Great recipe - went down a treat at a dinner party.

redaurigny's picture
5

We love this dish - I've made it numerous times, and it never fails to deliver, even from frozen. Top marks!

missis's picture
5

Used a bit of ground ginger as didn't want to buy stem ginger and was lovely. Will invest in stem ginger now and make again!

mrslargeit1's picture

This is delicious.

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