Pear & chocolate pudding
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- Serves 4
A comforting and seasonal pudding for autumn, perfect with a spot of vanilla ice cream
- STEP 1
Heat oven to 190C/170C fan/gas 5. Mix the crumbs, chocolate and sugar. Melt the butter with the maple syrup, then stir into the dry ingredients.
- STEP 2
Put the chopped pears in a 1-litre shallow ovenproof dish. Spoon over the chocolate mixture, then roughly spread to cover the pears. Bake for 25-30 mins. Cool for 10 mins, then serve on its own or with vanilla ice cream or yogurt.
MAKING YOUR OWN DRIED BREADCRUMBS
To make your own dried breadcrumbs, break a few slices of crustless white bread into pieces and dry on a baking sheet in a moderate oven. Blitz until fine.