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Pear recipes

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

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  • Sticky toffee pear pudding 2016

    Sticky toffee pear pudding

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.27 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

  • Pear, hazelnut & chocolate cake

    Pear, hazelnut & chocolate cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.102 ratings

    Moist, fruity pear, hazelnut and chocolate cake - try it warm with cream as a teatime treat

  • Flourless chocolate & pear cake

    Flourless chocolate & pear cake

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.92 ratings

    A light, but luscious cake made with hazelnuts - serve a slice for dessert with a dollop of crème fraîche

  • Griddled pears with goat’s cheese & hazelnut dressing served on 2 plates

    Griddled pears with goat's cheese & hazelnut dressing

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Impress guests with this deceptively simple starter, made with pears, goat's cheese, watercress and hazelnuts. It's ready in just 15 minutes, and perfect at Christmas

  • Anjou pear cake

    Anjou pear cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.75 ratings

    This fruity cake is at its best when made with melting, buttery pears

  • Poached pears in spiced red wine

    Poached pears in spiced red wine

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.29 ratings

    A completely fat-free pud that isn't boring. It's not just Good Food, it's genius

  • A salted caramel pear cake with rosemary on a cake stand

    Salted caramel pear cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.6 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.

  • A pie dish serving a pear & berry pie

    Pear & berry pie

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 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

  • Chocolate pear crisp

    Chocolate pear crisp

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.51 ratings

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

  • Warm beet, chorizo & pear salad

    Warm beet, chorizo & pear salad

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.7 ratings

    Combine succulent pear, colourful beetroot, spicy chorizo and buttery manchego cheese in this vibrant winter salad that's ideal for sharing with friends

  • Squidgy chocolate pear pudding

    Squidgy chocolate pear pudding

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.113 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

  • Apple, pear & walnut crumble

    Apple, pear & walnut crumble

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.45 ratings

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

  • Pear & ginger loaf cake

    Pear & ginger loaf cake

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.76 ratings

    This makes a lovely teatime treat or pudding, served with cream and also works well with apple and cinnamon or damson and vanilla

  • Pork with pears

    Pork with pears

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.44 ratings

    A simple yet stunning recipe that combines well known flavours to create an exquisite dish

  • Pear & blackberry crumbles

    Pear & blackberry crumbles

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.40 ratings

    Use pear instead of apple in these individual versions of the classic pud with a crunchy pistachio topping

  • Toasted soda bread with blue cheese & pear

    Toasted soda bread with blue cheese & pear

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.6 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

  • Sticky pear & ginger cake

    Sticky pear & ginger cake

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.38 ratings

    This is a cross between a sticky toffee pudding and a ginger cake. Serve warm with ice cream or cream as a dessert

  • Pear & toffee muffins

    Pear & toffee muffins

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.35 ratings

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

  • Goat’s cheese, pear & candied pecan salad

    Goat’s cheese, pear & candied pecan salad

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    This extra-special vegetarian starter is bursting with contrasting flavours and textures, such as spiralized pear, crunchy roasted nuts and creamy cheese

  • Pear & mincemeat crumble cake

    Pear & mincemeat crumble cake

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.35 ratings

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

  • Pear tarte tatin

    Pear tarte tatin

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.36 ratings

    Gordon adds a touch of spice to the ultimate French classic to create the definitive autumn pudding

  • Spiced pear chutney 2016

    Spiced pear chutney

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.10 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

  • Rhubarb & pear crumble

    Rhubarb & pear crumble

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.29 ratings

    This has a lovely crunchy topping that tastes like flapjack, perfect comfort food

  • Rooibos & pear tea served in a teacup

    Rooibos & pear tea

    A star rating of 5 out of 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

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