Baked Pears with Maple & Walnuts

baked pears
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time| 25 minutes
Total Time| 30 minutes
Serves 2 people


  • 2 large ripe pears
  • 35 g (1/4 cup) chopped walnuts
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp + 1 tsp maple syrup / honey


  1. Preheat the oven to 170°c fan/190°c/375°f.

  2. Cut each pears length ways into two halves. Using a teaspoon, scoop out the seeds to create a little cavity in the middle of each pear half before placing them in a baking dish cut side up.

  3. In a small bowl mix the walnuts, cinnamon and 2 tbsp of maple syrup / honey until combined. Spoon the mixture into the cavities, dividing it evenly between the 4 halves.

  4. Drizzle the pears with the remaining 1 tsp of maple syrup / honey before baking in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes or until the pears are soft and golden on the edges.

  5. Serve the pears with a dollop of coconut yoghurt and a drizzle of any juices remaining in the baking dish.


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