Apple and pear cobbler

4
1 hour 20 minutes

Ingredients

Fruit filling

  • 3 Bramley apples
  • 2 pears
  • 4 tbsp of orange juice
  • 80g of caster sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon

Cobbler topping

  • 100g of butter, cut into chunks
  • 175g of self-raising flour
  • 40g of caster sugar
  • 2 tbsp of Greek yoghurt
  • 1 egg

Method

1
Preheat the oven to 190°C/gas mark 5
2
Next, peel the apples. Remove the cores, and cut the flesh into chunks. Remove both ends from the pears, and dice the flesh (I left the skins on mine)
3
Toss the fruit with the orange juice, caster sugar and cinnamon, and transfer to a baking dish. Bake for about 30 minutes, until the fruit is fairly soft
4
While the fruit is baking, prepare the cobbler topping. Add the butter, self-raising flour, and caster sugar to a bowl, and rub together with your fingertips. When the mixture resembles breadcrumbs, add the Greek yoghurt and egg, and mix until it just comes together into a soft dough (I found it easiest to use my hands for this)
5
Remove the fruit from the oven, and add the cobbler mixture in large dollops. Don’t worry about spreading it around
6
Return to the oven for a further 30 minutes, until the topping is golden brown. Serve with cream or custard