Cobbler with poached chai pears

Total time: 1hr 10m
Preparation Time: 40m

For 4 people


Corinne & Bettina - nom-nom

Nutritional Information

Contains 851 Kcal, 12g Protein, 111g Carbohydrates, 38g Fat


  • Chai pears
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 0.5 vanilla pod, cut open lengthwise
  • 1 organic lemon, approx. 4 strips, thinly peeled
  • 2 litres water
  • 4 bags Chai Tea
  • 6 pears, peeled
  • Cobbler mixture
  • 230 g white flour
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 150 g cane sugar
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 0.75 tsp cinnamon
  • 120 g butter, cut into pieces, cold
  • 1.75 dl buttermilk
  • 60 g hazelnuts, coarsely chopped
  • icing sugar to dust
  • Utensils
  • One ovenproof dish (holding approx. 2 l), greased.

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  • Chai pears

    Bring the water, sugar, vanilla and lemon zest to the boil in a large pan while stirring. Add the tea bags, leave to steep for approx. 5 mins., remove. Add the pears, cover and simmer for approx. 15 mins. until soft. Carefully remove the pears, drain.
  • Cobbler mixture

    Mix the flour, baking powder, sugar, salt and cinnamon in a bowl. Add the butter and rub together using your hands to form an even, crumbly mixture. Add the buttermilk, mix quickly to form a soft dough – do not knead. Arrange the pears in the prepared dish. Place the cobbler mixture next to the pears in the dish, top with the hazelnuts.
  • To bake

    Approx. 30 mins. in the centre of an oven preheated to 180°C. Remove from the oven, dust with icing sugar.

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