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Pear, strawberry and macadamia crumble

Sick of the typical apple crumble? Feel a flavour hit with this pear, strawberry and macadamia crumble to get your senses tingling.
Servings 6
Course Dessert
Preference Vegetarian
Perfect for Healthy Dessert
Skill level Easy

Ingredients
  

Filling

  • 6 Buerre Bosc pears each peeled and cut into six segments, seeds removed
  • 50 g sugar
  • 1 orange zested and juiced
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 vanilla pod split and seeds scraped
  • 1 punnet strawberries hulled, large halved

Topping

  • 200 g plain flour
  • 100 g butter cold and diced
  • 90 g raw caster sugar
  • 100 g raw macadamias coarsely chopped

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 170°C. 
  • Place pears, sugar, orange juice and zest, cinnamon and vanilla pod seeds in a saucepan. Over a moderate heat simmer gently for approximately 15 minutes until the pears soften. Add strawberries and set aside.
  • To make the crumble, place the flour, butter, sugar and macadamias in a large bowl and rub the mixture together with your fingers until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.
  • Spoon the pear mixture into a large ovenproof dish and sprinkle over the topping (alternatively divide the mixture evenly between six small ovenproof dishes and place on a baking sheet before placing in the oven). Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until golden.
  • Serve with creme fraiche, cream, Greek yoghurt or vanilla ice cream.

Nutrition

Calories: 448kcalCarbohydrates: 80gProtein: 6gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 2mgSodium: 21mgPotassium: 333mgFiber: 8gSugar: 42gVitamin A: 82IUVitamin C: 11mgCalcium: 64mgIron: 3mg

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