Pear and Ginger Crisp With Spiced Whipped Cream

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by MarieRynr

This classic pear crisp is enlivened by freshly grated ginger. The toasted pecan topping is good enough to stand on it's own. A fragrant dollop of whipped cream infused with cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg is a delicious addition when serving.

Top Review by Lynne the Pirate Qu

I. Love. This. Crisp! Pears are my fiance's favorite fruit, and I absolutely love them too, so when I found beautiful pears on sale recently I knew I had to make something wonderful with them. This was the perfect choice! The only thing I did differently was to add a wee bit more sugar to the whipped cream, and a tad more spice. Thank you for sharing!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375*F.
  2. Toast the pecans in the oven for about 8 mintues, then set aside.
  3. When cool enough to handle, chop coarsely.
  4. In a bowl, mix the flour, brownsugar, granulated sugar, cinnamon and a pinch of salt.
  5. Using a spoon, slowly stir in the butter.
  6. Add the pecans.
  7. In another bowl, mix the ginger, lemon juice, sugar and a pinch of salt.
  8. Mix in the sliced pears.
  9. Turn into a 2-2 1/2 QT baking dish and cover with the topping mixture.
  10. Bake until the topping is crisp and pears are soft when tested with the tip of a knife, about 40 minutes.
  11. Whip the cream, then beat in the sugar and spices.
  12. Serve with the warm crisp.

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