Baked Pears with Almonds and Maple Syrup


5-6 pears (about 1 kg)
50g unsalted butter (softened)
1⅓ cup ground almonds (almond flour)
maple syrup


aluminium foil


Cut each pear in half, core and leave aside in couples.
Prepare filling, using your hands mix butter and almonds till they will create soft dough. Divide dough into 5-6 pieces, depending on how many pears you have.
Fill half of each pear with almond filling, cover with another half.
From aluminium foil create boats in which pears will be baking, do not cover the top.
Place wrapped pears on a baking tray and bake in preheated oven to 180°C (356°F) for about 30 minutes.
Remove aluminium foil, place each pear on the plate, pour over maple syrup.
Serve hot.

Make 5-6 servings.

Your thoughts…

  1. baked fruits taste so great, right? just drizzle some brown sugar and you are all set:) your pears are asking me to use some apples this way!

  2. Baked fruits are delicious. I love the combination of pears and maple syrup. And now you’ve added the ground almond, I can imagine all the flavours exploding in my taste buds! I like serving pear desserts (esp poached pears) for dinner parties just because they look so elegant.

  3. yummy…what a simple, healthy & delicious idea! I’m gonna make this…happy new year margot!

  4. They sure have an extra touch, the maple syrup. Lovely.

  5. I’ve never had baked pears before and can just imagine how much more juicy and flavourful it must me.

  6. I love pears and this looks so good, Margot!

  7. This is exactly the kind of food I’m looking for this January – lots of nice fruit and veg in different styles. Great stuff!

  8. Dear Margot, this looks so lovely and yummy!! Gloria

  9. A baked pear with maple syrup sounds good. The almond flour sounds good. I am going to have to look for some again.

  10. Margot,
    Feeling soo happy for your sweet gesture.
    I have no idea of,how a recipe is submitted there and so on..
    Thanks a lot for the appreciation :)

  11. Now this IS a brilliant dessert!! I really like the sound of pears & almonds combo – i’m going to give this recipe a try yum :D

    Rosie x

  12. Not only gorgeous, but a great dessert and very comforting-looking! Excellent!

  13. that looks really fresh. the foil seems give a good work for pears, don’t they? thanks for dropping by. cheers. ab

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