Pear and lavender bake

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For a delicate summertime treat, try this oaty pear crumble with a twist of zesty flavour

Pear and lavender bake

SERVES

8

PEOPLE

PREP TIME

15

MINUTES

COOKING TIME

30

MINUTES

CUISINE

COURSE

Baking

Method

  1. Preheat your oven to 180°C.

  2. Mix the flour, oats, sugar and lavender. Rub in the butter and vanilla extract until rough breadcrumbs.

  3. Lay the apple and pear slices onto the base of the cast iron pan. Sprinkle with the ½ tbsp of sugar and the orange zest.

  4. Press the crumble on top of the fruit and place into the oven.

  5. Bake for 30 minutes until the top is golden and fruit is soft.

  6. Take care removing from the oven and place on a wire rack to cool slightly then transfer onto a breadboard to serve warm at the table.

Ingredients

  • 80g plain flour

  • 30g oats

  • 130g brown sugar and an extra ½ tbsp

  • 1 tsp lavender flowers, chopped

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

  • 120g butter, cut into small cubes

  • 1 small apple, peeled, cored and chopped sliced

  • 2 small pears, peeled and cored and sliced

  • zest of 1 orange

Method

  1. Preheat your oven to 180°C.

  2. Mix the flour, oats, sugar and lavender. Rub in the butter and vanilla extract until rough breadcrumbs.

  3. Lay the apple and pear slices onto the base of the cast iron pan. Sprinkle with the ½ tbsp of sugar and the orange zest.

  4. Press the crumble on top of the fruit and place into the oven.

  5. Bake for 30 minutes until the top is golden and fruit is soft.

  6. Take care removing from the oven and place on a wire rack to cool slightly then transfer onto a breadboard to serve warm at the table.