Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is one of the Zaar recipes that I adopted. I hope to prepare this one soon and will post any modifications that I make to the recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the oven to 425 Degrees F.
  2. Drain the pears, reserving the syrup.
  3. Combine the sugar, cornstarch and cinnamon in a saucepan and add the syrup and lemon juice.
  4. Heat until the syrup thickens then boil for 1 minute.
  5. Remove the pan from the heat and add the pears.
  6. Spoon the pears and the syrup into a 9-inch square baking pan.
  7. Combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and cheddar, mixing well.
  8. Add the butter and milk, mixing until well blended.
  9. Spoon the dough over the pears, then bake for 25 to 30 minutes in the preheated oven.
  10. Serve hot with Vanilla Ice Cream or Whipped Cream.
Most Helpful

Can you say....YUM?? Absolutely amazing. Had to practice self-control with this one. Thanks for sharing - it's a keeper!! :)

Kyles The Aussie February 25, 2010

My family really enjoyed this. The Husband wasn't too sure, but everyone cleared their plate and asked for more.

Lovellama November 23, 2009

This is a great pie. I used pears that I had canned back in the fall, and made pretty much according to directions. This will be a regular in our home!!!

Jellyqueen February 27, 2005