Pear And Cranberry Cobbler

This is a slight twist on an old-fashioned dessert, but most fruit combinations would work well.  Serve warm with ice cream or whipped cream.

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Baking time: 45 to 50 minutes

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Servings: 4-6

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5 firm ripe Ontario Pears, peeled, cored and sliced
1 cup (250 mL) Ontario Cranberries (fresh or frozen)
1/4 cup (50 mL) granulated sugar
1 tbsp (15 mL) all-purpose flour
1 tsp (5 mL) grated orange rind


1 cup (250 mL) all-purpose flour
1-1/2 tsp (7 mL) baking powder
1/2 tsp (2 mL) baking soda
1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt
1/4 cup (50 mL) butter, softened
1/3 cup (75 mL) granulated sugar
1 Ontario Egg
2 tbsp (25 mL) orange juice


In bowl, combine pears, cranberries, sugar, flour and orange rind; place in ungreased 9-inch (23 cm) square baking dish.


In small bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt; set aside.  In separate bowl, cream butter and sugar; beat in egg and orange juice.  Stir in dry ingredients.  Drop 9 spoonfuls of batter evenly onto filling (no need to cover all fruit).  Bake in 350°F (180°C) oven for 45 to 50 minutes or until golden brown and bubbly.

Nutritional information

1 Serving (when recipe serves 6)

  • Protein: 4 grams
  • Fat: 8 grams
  • Carbohydrate: 60 grams
  • Calories: 327
  • Fibre: 5 grams
  • Sodium: 330mg