Growing Chefs! Ontario Spiced Pear Cobbler
Spiced Pear Cobbler
Gather your mis en place; get together all of the equipment needed for the recipe and gather your ingredients.
Butter a 9” baking dish and heat the oven to 375F
Measure out all of the ingredients.
For the filling: In a small bowl combine brown sugar, cornstarch, spices and salt. Set aside. In a larger bowl, and juice zest1 lemon. Peel the pears and slice in half. With a melon baller, remove the seeds. Slice thinly. Toss with lemon juice. Add the sugar mixture to the pears and mix well to combine. Add filling to the prepared baking dish.
For the cream biscuits: In a bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt. Add the cream and mix until just combined. Spoon evenly over the fruit mixture. Brush with reserved 1 tablespoon of cream and sprinkle with sugar.
Bake 45 – 55 minutes until the fruit is bubbling, the top is golden brown and the biscuits have cooked through. If the topping is browning too quickly, cover with aluminum foil for the remainder of the cooking time.
Allow cobbler to cool slightly before serving.