Pear & chocolate flapjack crumble served in a bowl

Pear & chocolate flapjack crumble

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 30 mins Plus cooling


Serves 4-6

We can't resist a crumble when the weather gets colder. Make this pear and chocolate flapjack crumble using just five ingredients – simple and delicious

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: Per serving (6)

  • kcal527
  • fat25g
  • saturates13g
  • carbs65g
  • sugars29g
  • fibre7g
  • protein7g
  • salt0.4g
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  • 2 x 400g cans pear halves in syrup
  • 100g butter



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

  • 100g golden syrup
    Golden syrup

    Golden syrup

    goal-dun sir-rup

    Golden syrup is a translucent, golden-amber coloured, sweet syrup

  • 300g porridge oats
  • 100g bar dark chocolate, chopped
    Dark chocolate soup pots with double cream in spoons

    Dark chocolate

    dahk chok-o-let

    Dark chocolate means the shiny, dark-reddish brown treat produced from the cacao bean, theobroma…


  1. Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Drain the pears (keeping the syrup) and cut each half in half. Tip into a dish or ovenproof pan about 22cm across. Drizzle 2-3 tbsp of the syrup from the can over them.

  2. Melt the butter and syrup in a saucepan, then stir in the oats and a pinch of salt. Quickly mix in the chocolate, but don’t let it melt. Tip the mixture over the pears.

  3. Bake for 30 mins until golden and crisp. Cool for 5 mins before serving with some double cream or ice cream, if you like.

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27th Oct, 2018
I've made this twice recently. Very easy from store cupboard ingredients.
richard noble's picture
richard noble
12th Apr, 2020
Can I use fresh pears instead of tinned?
Esther_Deputyfoodeditor's picture
15th Apr, 2020
Hi, Esther from the food team here! You can indeed, make sure the pears are ripe when you use them. Thanks for your question.
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