Honey nut crunch pears

Honey nut crunch pears

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 10 mins


Serves 4
This simple idea makes a quick mid-week treat for all the family

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily doubled / halved
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal179
  • fat6g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs31g
  • sugars21g
  • fibre4g
  • protein3g
  • salt0.37g
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  • 4 ripe pears



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

  • knob of butter



    Butter is a dairy product made from separating whole milk or cream into fat and…

  • ½ tsp mixed spice
  • 2 tbsp clear honey
  • 50g cornflake
  • 25g toasted flaked almond


  1. Heat oven to 200C/fan 180/gas 6. Cut the pears in half lengthways, take out the core (see tip, left), then top with a small knob of butter and a sprinkling of the mixed spice. Sit the pears in a shallow baking dish, then roast for 5 mins until starting to soften. Meanwhile, heat the honey and another knob of butter in a large bowl in the microwave for 30 secs. Toss with the cornflakes and nuts.

  2. Take the pears out of the oven, then top with the cornflake mix. Cook for another 5 mins or until the cornflakes take on a rich golden colour. Allow to cool for a few mins (the cornflakes crisp up again as they cool), then serve warm with ice cream.

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2nd Feb, 2008
Would make this again... very tasty ...quick and easy also..
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28th Aug, 2014
It was lovely served with plain yoghurt.
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