Pear & Vanilla Crumble

Pear and Vanilla Crumble served on a white plate, with a dollop of crème fraiche
  • 4 servings
  • 25 minutes to cook, 10 minutes to prepare
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  • 6 conference pears, peeled, cored & diced
  • 1tbsp vanilla extract
  • 100ml pear cider or apple juice
  • 1 pack green's classic crumble mix
  • 20ml milk
  • 100g walnuts, roughly chopped
  • 2tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2tsp ground mixed spice
  • 1tsp ginger
  • For the spiced creme fraiche
  • 200g creme fraiche
  • 1/2tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2tsp vanilla extract


A super easy way to make a delicious seasonal pear pud! If you’re a connoisseur of crumbles you could make your own instead of using the packet mix.


  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180°C (fan)/400°F/gas mark 6.
  2. Place the diced pears into an ovenproof dish. Add the vanilla extract and pear cider. Set to one side.
  3. In a separate bowl place the crumble mix, milk, chopped walnuts and spices. Mix to combine.
  4. Scatter the crumble mix evenly over the pears and bake in a pre-heated oven for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.

To make the spiced crème fraiche…

  1. Mix all of the ingredients in a small bowl.
  2. Serve the crumble warm with a dollop of spiced crème fraiche.


To make this recipe child friendly substitute the cider for apple juice.