RECIPE: Caramelised pear and ginger crumble

RECIPE: With the cooler weather on its way, there's no better time for a winter warming dessert - and it doesn't get much more delicious than this caramelised pear and ginger crumble from the Adelaide Central Market. 

With the cooler weather on its way, there’s no better time for a winter warming dessert – and it doesn’t get much more delicious than this caramelised pear and ginger crumble from the Adelaide Central Market.

INGREDIENTS

½ cup caster sugar
¼ cup verjuice
1 cinnamon stick
1 tbsp chopped glace ginger
6 Beur Bosc pears, peeled, cored & cut into chunks

CRUMBLE

125g plain flour
125g unsalted butter
125g brown sugar
¼ cup rolled oats
¼ cup shredded coconut
1 tsp ground ginger

METHOD

1. Preheat oven to 180°C (160°C fan-forced).
2. In a medium saucepan, place sugar, dessert wine & verjuice together over a low heat, stirring until sugar dissolves.
3. Bring mixture to the boil, before adding cinnamon, ginger & pear. Simmer for 4 minutes, then remove from heat.
4. For the crumble, rub the flour, butter, sugar, oats, coconut & ginger together until mixture is well combined & looks like coarse breadcrumbs.
5. Pour the fruit mixture into a large ovenproof dish or six individual ones & sprinkle over the crumble.
6. Place baking dish on an oven tray & bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes.

For more Adelaide Central Market recipes: 
adelaidecentralmarket.com.au

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