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Ginger Pear Apple Cobbler

Ginger Pear Apple Cobbler ~ Sumptuous Spoonfuls #cobbler #recipe

We are at my friend’s lake house this morning. My sister brought a bunch of pears that quickly bruised and needed using and I had a bag of apples that I inherited from my neighbor. A cobbler seemed like just the thing. I remembered that I had brought along  some fresh ginger root … I don’t know why I threw it in the cooler, but something told me as I was tossing things together to take to the lake that I ought to bring my ginger.

So breakfast was pear apple cobbler with ice cream. The kids were quite happy with that.

We discovered, also, that my friend has a beautiful pear tree in her yard here that is LOADED with pears. She said I could pick some as long as I left some for her … I’m sooo excited to take some home with me!

Ginger Pear Apple Cobbler

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

Ginger Pear Apple Cobbler


    For the filling:
  • 5 cups chopped, peeled mixed pears & apples
  • 1 Tablespoon orange juice
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger
  • 1 Tablespoon flour
  • For the topping:
  • 1 1/4 cups flour (white or whole wheat)
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 6 Tablespoons chilled butter
  • 1/4 cup hot water


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 F. Spray a 13 x 9 x 2 inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. As you peel/chop the pears and apples, toss them with the orange juice in a microwave safe bowl. Stir in the rest of the filling ingredients and microwave on high for 2 minutes. Take the bowl out and stir the mixture, then microwave again for 2 minutes. Pour the filling into the prepared pan.
  3. Now, mix together the flour, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon until well mixed. Cut the cold butter into small bits and using a pastry cutter, two knives, or your fingers, cut the butter into the flour mixture until it is crumbly and all the butter is mixed in well.
  4. Pour in the hot water and mix until it forms a soft dough. Drop the dough in little bits over the filling and bake at 400 for about 20 - 25 minutes or until it is golden brown.


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Ginger Pear Apple Cobbler ~ Sumptuous Spoonfuls #cobbler #recipe

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