Old-Fashioned Pear Dessert
Total TimePrep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min. + cooling
Filling is nice tasting but the crumble is too sweet for me.
Very good.The recipe was not specific about how far to press the dough up the sides--next time I will press it at least 3/4 the way up. Ididn't have enough pears (only 4 cups) it still turned out fine. The crumble topping and the filling were so good. Thanks for the recipe.Also, I liked the way it sliced easily, even when hot. It came out in nice slices and didn't run over the plate.
I made this today and it turned out perfect. it was absolutely delicious. The crust was moist and easy to work with. I imagine it would be great with peaches.
The taste of the filling and crust was good, however, the crust did not have enough liquid in it and I followed the directions exactly as written. Also, using an 8" by 8" baking pan is way too small. The crust was about 3/4 inch thick and was hard on the bottom of the pan, and falling apart on the sides. My son said it was like eating uncooked flour.
This is delicious, it is great as a breakfast coffee cake or as a dessert with ice cream.
This recipe was just okay for me.The biggest problems was having the egg yolks in the crust. It tasted eggy, and that's never good to me.As for the filling... It's really unnecessary. If you toss the pears with some cornstarch, sugar, and cinnamon, that should really be enough. there's no reason to add extra water to an already wet fruit. It will just end up putting extra goop in your cobbler, if I could call it that.
Oh my gosh this is soooo good. My family loved it.
This is a seriously EPIC dessert. It's like pie with an alternative to the same old crust. I've only tried it room temp with a dollop of whipped cream. AMAZING. Can't wait to taste it cold. And it doesn't scream "Pears!". Once it's cooked with that thick cinnamon filling, it's almost like apple pie in the middle. When the family gets home tonight, they will be all over this.
Don't you love it when your baking results turn out just like the picture? This dessert reminded me of a really dense apple crumb pie with a wonderfully thick crust. It could easily be served like a breakfast pastry as well.
This is the second time I've made this. The first time I was distracted and forgot to put the egg yolks and lemon juice in the dough and wondered why it wasn't browning. But after all was said and done it tasted great. My neighbors loved it with a bit of cream, and I loved it cold! I've just made it again (remembering to put all the ingredients in.) minus a bit of sugar and it looks gorgeous. Just like the picture! This is definitely a keeper for Autumn when pears are in season. Makes the house smell wonderful too!