Sticky toffee traybake topped with pears

Pear recipes

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

2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Hot pear cider, apple and cranberry juice plus sloe gin with cinnamon - you can't get a better winter cocktail than this

10 mins
Easy
9 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

While traditional to use cardamom in savoury dishes, this frangipane dessert has hints of the fragrant spice to complement the pear and almond flavours

2 hrs and 5 mins
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20 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

A restaurant-quality dish by Gordon Ramsay made using easily found ingredients

1 hr and 10 mins
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8 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

A decadent sponge with moist pears and crunchy nuts, topped with a soured cream and dark chocolate frosting

1 hr and 50 mins
Easy
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Contrast sweet grilled fruit with salty robust blue cheese and a honey vinaigrette in this stylish salad

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
18 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

You won't need an excuse to indulge in this updated classic, but if you do, remember that fruit contributes to your 5-a-day!

1 hr
Easy
13 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Give a classic fruit pie a fresh spin with an oat and almond filling

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
6 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

James Martin's after-dinner cheeseboard is all the more special with homemade walnut bread

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
10 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

This low-fat, easy and fresh-tasting pudding is perfect for feeding a crowd on a budget

25 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Get your little one into their first foods with a pear purée that has the option of a pinch of cinnamon to stimulate their tastebuds

13 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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Use up leftover Christmas pudding or cake with these decadent, boozy sundaes, drizzled with a chocolate orange sauce and finished with toasted chopped hazelnuts

20 mins
Easy
5 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

For a perfect squidgy centre this brownie-like chocolate cake should still have a little wobble when you take it out of the oven

55 mins
Easy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

These dense, nutty-tasting griddle cakes are dairy free, with almond milk, nutmeg and cinnamon - perfect for a lazy weekend brunch or treat

40 mins
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These individual fruity desserts are a cross between a Yorkshire pudding and a French clafoutis - bake, then drench in salted caramel sauce

1 hr and 45 mins
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10 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A brunch-friendly oat and fruit bowl with yogurt and crunchy seeds - pack in 2 of your 5-a-day in the morning

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Try a low fat version of this family favourite. Filo pastry is light and crispy, and bulk out the filling with pears

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Crunchy, sweet, healthy... this porridge topping has it all. Serve on top of our creamy, oaty breakfast bowl

9 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
16 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

If your kids prefer other dried fruit to apricots and pears then it’s fine to substitute – try raisins, cranberries, blueberries or papaya.

35 mins
Easy
15 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Eaten immediately, this pickle will have a punchy tang, perfect with strong cheeses, but by winter the flavours will mellow, ideal for sliced ham.

35 mins
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14 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Use up that extra fruit and make a delicious pear & dried apricot chutney

1 hr and 55 mins
Easy
9 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Try the combo of pecans and maple syrup with juicy pears and a light-as-air sponge in this impressive roulade. It's great with a cuppa or served as a pudding

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
14 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

25 mins
Easy
10 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Pear, blue cheese and toasted nuts is a combination made in heaven

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
9 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Never heard of a scrumble? Half scone, half crumble this freezable fruity pud is perfect to serve with Sunday lunch

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
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