Total Time
1hr 35mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr 15 mins

Perhaps the perfect end to your autumn meal?

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a medium bowl, stir together 3/4 cup sugar, flour, anise seeds and ginger until well combined.
  3. Using your fingers, blend in butter until mixture is in pea-sized pieces.
  4. In a medium bowl, stir together remaining sugar, cornstarch and cinnamon.
  5. Toss with apples, pears and cranberries in a large bowl.
  6. Turn into a dish about 10 inches round and about 2 inches deep.
  7. Crumble topping over fruit.
  8. Set dish on a baking sheet to catch any spills and bake in preheated oven 1 to 1 1/4 hours or until topping is brown and filling is hot.
  9. Remove from oven and let stand 10 minutes before serving with vanilla ice cream, whipped cream or frozen yogurt.
Most Helpful

MMMM this is very good. I didn't have anise seeds. I cut back on flour to make room for oatmeal to be added. The cranberries gave this a nice sweety tart flavor. My family really liked. Also used a 9x13 pan.

debbillem October 16, 2002