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Baked Pear & Caramel Pancake Pudding

Ruth Clemen’s Baked Pear and Caramel Pancake Pudding

Brought to you by: OcadoLife

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Serves: 4

Created exclusively for Ocado by Ruth Clemens, second place runner-up of the 2010 series of The Great British Bake Off, this scrumptiously sweet, light and fruity pancake pudding is sure to become a family favourite.
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  • 3 - 4 Conference pears
  • 75g butter
  • 100g light brown sugar
  • 1 star anise
  • 100g plain flour
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 medium egg
  • 300ml whole milk


Step 1

Preheat oven to 200C (fan)/220C/Gas Mark 6.

Step 2

Peel, core and quarter the pears.

Step 3

In a large pan heat the butter and sugar until melted.

Step 4

Add the quartered pears and star anise to the pan and simmer over a low heat for 5 minutes, turning the pears in the sauce occasionally.

Step 5

Remove from the heat and transfer the pears and caramel sauce to a flan dish.

Step 6

To prepare the batter, place the flour and salt in a bowl.

Step 7

Beat the egg lightly with a fork, make a well in the centre of the dry mixture and add to the bowl with a little of the milk. Stir well to combine, adding milk gradually until all of the flour is worked in.

Step 8

Beat well adding the remaining milk. The batter should be the consistency of single cream.

Step 9

Pour the batter over the pears and bake in the oven for 25-30 minutes until the middle is set and the top is golden

Step 10

Serve warm.

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