Baked PearsSubmitted by: LEPRECHAUN0610
IntroductionMy sister would make this with a fruit mixture but I like pears. She used apples, pears, bananas, red currants and cashews. My sister would make this with a fruit mixture but I like pears. She used apples, pears, bananas, red currants and cashews.
1/4 cup rolled oats
3 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
3 Tbsp. whole wheat flour
2 1/2 Tbsp. packed light brown sugar
1/8 tsp. cinnamon
1 Tbsp. Smart Balance Light buttery spead, or margarine, melted
6 firm, ripe pears, peeled (if desired), cored and cubed
1 Tbsp. lemon juice
2 Tbsp. splenda, or other sugar substitute
2 Tbsp. flour
1/8 tsp. nutmeg
Pinch of cloves
In food processor, add oats Add flour, brown sugar and cinnamon. Blend 15 seconds. While running, drizzle butter and blend 30 seconds. Transfer to bowl and set aside.
In another bowl, toss pears with remaining ingredients. Spoon pears into prepared cake pan. Cover with oat mixture, pressing down gently. Bake 45-50 minutes, until topping is brown and pears are bubbling. Serve hot.
Makes 9 servings.
Number of Servings: 9
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LEPRECHAUN0610.