Asian Pear Crisp with Vanilla Ice Cream

INGREDIENTS   4 medium Asian pears (or 5 small), seeds removed & cut in small slices 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons light brown sugar 1 1/2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 1/2 tablespoons ground cinnamon  Topping: 1 1/2 cups old fashion whole grain oats 2/3 cup all-purpose flour 1/3 cup light brown sugar 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 8 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut in small pieces 2 1/2 tablespoons maple syrup      INSTRUCTIONS   1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees with the rack positioned in the middle. 2. In a 8x13 casserole dish, add the sliced pears, lemon juice, sugar, flour and cinnamon. Mix until ingredients are combined. 3. In a large bowl, add all the topping ingredients together and mix until ingredients are combined and form small lumps.  4. Pour the topping mixture over the pears and spread the mixture evenly. 5. Place the casserole in the center of the oven and bake for 30 minutes. 6. Serve warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

INGREDIENTS

4 medium Asian pears (or 5 small), seeds removed & cut in small slices
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons light brown sugar
1 1/2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 1/2 tablespoons ground cinnamon

Topping:
1 1/2 cups old fashion whole grain oats
2/3 cup all-purpose flour
1/3 cup light brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
8 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut in small pieces
2 1/2 tablespoons maple syrup

 

INSTRUCTIONS

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees with the rack positioned in the middle.
2. In a 8x13 casserole dish, add the sliced pears, lemon juice, sugar, flour and cinnamon. Mix until ingredients are combined.
3. In a large bowl, add all the topping ingredients together and mix until ingredients are combined and form small lumps.

4. Pour the topping mixture over the pears and spread the mixture evenly.
5. Place the casserole in the center of the oven and bake for 30 minutes.
6. Serve warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.