Pear Gingerbread Pudding

Pear Gingerbread Pudding 150 Author: Canadian Living Credits: Pear Gingerbread Pudding 150

This warm pudding uses fancy instead of cooking molasses for a delicate, light molasses flavour.

  • Portion size 6 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: October 2004

Ingredients

  • 2 pears peeled, cored and cubed
  • 2 tablespoons liquid honey
Gingerbread Topping:
  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup fancy molasses
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 2/3 cups hot water

Method

Spread pears in greased 8-inch (2 L) glass baking dish; drizzle with honey. Set aside.

Gingerbread Topping: In large bowl, beat butter with sugar until fluffy; beat in molasses and egg until combined. in separate bowl, whisk together flour, ginger, cinnamon, baking soda, cloves and salt ; stir into molasses mixture alternately with hot water, making 3 additions of dry ingredients and 2 of water. Pour over pears.

Bake in centre of 350°F (180°C) oven until cake tester inserted in centre comes out clean, about 30 minutes. Serve warm.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 271 mg
  • Protein 3 g
  • Calories 357.0
  • Total fat 17 g
  • Cholesterol 79 mg
  • Saturated fat 10 g
  • Total carbohydrate 51 g

%RDI

  • Iron 13.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 12.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 5.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 16.0
  • Vitamin C 3.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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