Sticky toffee traybake topped with pears

Pear recipes

72 Recipes

Put this humble fruit to good use in sweet and savoury dishes

Sticky toffee pear pudding

4.76923

(13 ratings)

A lighter version of sticky toffee pudding, rich with dates and spices, and the juicy texture of poached pears, this vegan dessert is sure to please a crowd
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Flourless chocolate & pear cake

4.702705

(74 ratings)

A light, but luscious cake made with hazelnuts - serve a slice for dessert with a dollop of crème fraîche
  • 1 hour
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Anjou pear cake

4.64706

(51 ratings)

This fruity cake is at its best when made with melting, buttery pears
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy

Salted caramel pear cake

4.333335

(3 ratings)

Bake a cake that has it all: moist, fragrant sponge, silky Italian meringue, tahini buttercream and sharp pear-laced salted caramel. Serve with a cup of tea.
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • A challenge
  • Vegetarian

Pear & berry pie

0

(0 ratings)

Combine two classic sweets – poached pears and a fruit pie - to make this stunning dessert with a decorative top to impress your dinner guests...
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Chocolate pear crisp

4.12766

(47 ratings)

This delicious pud is lovely and rich, you’d never guess it contains zero saturated fat!
  • 55 mins
  • Easy

Warm beet, chorizo & pear salad

5

(3 ratings)

Combine succulent pear, colourful beetroot, spicy chorizo and buttery manchego cheese in this vibrant winter salad that's ideal for sharing with friends...
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Squidgy chocolate pear pudding

4.7541

(61 ratings)

This hot, gooey chocolate pud, with dark chocolate and canned pears, can be made ahead and frozen - a perfect no-fuss dinner party dessert
  • 55 mins
  • Easy

Apple, pear & walnut crumble

4.666665

(39 ratings)

Gary Rhodes's traditional fruit and nut pudding can be oven baked in an hour for a warming family treat
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Pear & ginger loaf cake

4.30769

(52 ratings)

This makes a lovely teatime treat or pudding, served with cream and also works well with apple and cinnamon or damson and vanilla
  • 2 hours and 15 mins
  • Easy

Pork with pears

4.52778

(36 ratings)

A simple yet stunning recipe that combines well known flavours to create an exquisite dish
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Pear & blackberry crumbles

4.70588

(34 ratings)

Use pear instead of apple in these individual versions of the classic pud with a crunchy pistachio topping
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Toasted soda bread with blue cheese & pear

5

(4 ratings)

This simple veggie lunch uses healthy seeded soda bread, a rich Danish blue cheese and fresh fruit for a salty-sweet combo, topped with crunchy walnuts
  • 12 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Sticky pear & ginger cake

4.60606

(33 ratings)

This is a cross between a sticky toffee pudding and a ginger cake. Serve warm with ice cream or cream as a dessert
  • 2 hours and 30 mins
  • Easy

Pear & toffee muffins

4.16129

(31 ratings)

These gooey muffins are delicious warm when the toffee is still melty - you can reheat them in the microwave
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Goat’s cheese, pear & candied pecan salad

5

(1 rating)

This extra-special vegetarian starter is bursting with contrasting flavours and textures, such as spiralized pear, crunchy roasted nuts and creamy cheese
  • 30 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Pear & mincemeat crumble cake

4.51724

(29 ratings)

With a hint of spice and little pockets of mincemeat, this is a lovely post-Christmas cake, great with warm custard
  • 2 hours
  • Easy

Pear tarte tatin

4.8

(25 ratings)

Gordon adds a touch of spice to the ultimate French classic to create the definitive autumn pudding
  • 1 hour
  • More effort

Spiced pear chutney

4.8

(5 ratings)

This fruity chutney with pears, sultanas, a hint of chilli, star anise, ginger and cumin is the perfect way to preserve a taste of autumn
  • 55 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Rhubarb & pear crumble

4.727275

(22 ratings)

This has a lovely crunchy topping that tastes like flapjack, perfect comfort food
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Rooibos & pear tea

5

(1 rating)

Add a twist to rooibos tea with the addition of fresh pear and a fragrant cinnamon stick. Garnish with extra pear slices to impress guests at an afternoon tea
  • 11 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Sticky ginger pear pudding

4.833335

(18 ratings)

A great last-minute alternative to a traditional Christmas pudding - plus it reheats in only five minutes
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • More effort

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