Pear Custard Cobbler

Pear Custard Cobbler

This deep-dish cobbler has a custard filling and is made with canned pears.

20 min.prep time 60 min.total time
9 servings
141 Rating

Ingredients

Filling

1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
3 eggs
3 tablespoons cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 (29-ounce) cans pear halves, drained, cubed

Topping

1 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup milk
1 egg, slighty beaten
1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Directions

Heat oven to 350°F. Combine brown sugar, 3 eggs, cornstarch and 1/4 teaspoon salt in small bowl; mix well. Gently stir in pears. Spoon into greased 8-inch square (2-quart) baking dish. Set aside.

Combine flour, sugar, baking powder and 1/2 teaspoon salt in medium bowl; cut in butter with pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in milk, 1 egg and walnuts.

Drop dough evenly over pear mixture into 9 mounds. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes or until filling is set and biscuits are golden brown. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 360

Fat: 12g

Cholesterol: 110mg

Sodium: 360mg

Carbohydrates: 60g

Dietary Fiber: 4g

Protein: 6g

Recipe #9913©1998Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

The frst time I made this, I misread the recipe and purchased the small cans of pears. I supplimented the pears with frozen cranberries. I also omitted the nuts. It was so good that I will always make it that way! The combination of the fruit and the creamy custard topping was delicious!

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