Everyone loves a juicy pear. It is useful, low in calories, and despite the increased sweetness, it can be consumed even by people with diabetes.
I love pears because of their taste and the fact that they are available in the supermarket any season of the year. You can make this simple, creamy, crunchy Pear Crumble Pie with for home tea drinking or a celebration.
what is a Pear Crumble Pie?
Pear Crumble Pie has a delicate sour cream filling with fresh pears and a delicious crumble topping.
Pear Crumble Pie is made from store-bought or homemade pie crust, fresh pears, sour cream, sugar, beaten egg, flour, vanilla extract, salt, cinnamon, and butter.
How to make Fresh Pear Crumble Pie
- Step 1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Mix together 1 cup sour cream, ½ cup granulated sugar, 1 beaten egg, 1 tbsp all-purpose flour, 1 tsp vanilla extract, and ½ tsp salt in a bowl.
- Step 2. Place the pie crust in a pan. Make holes in the crust using a fork. Add the sour cream mixture to the crust.
- Step 3. Peel and core 2 fresh pears. Then, cut into 1/4″ thick slices.
- Step 4. Place pear slices over the sour cream filling. Bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes.
- Step 5. Add ⅔ cup all-purpose flour, ⅓ cup sugar, ¼ cup butter and ½ tsp cinnamon to the small bowl. Mix using a fork until crumbly.
- Step 6. Remove the pear pie from the oven. Sprinkle the crumble topping over the pie. Bake for additional 30-40 minutes or until the top is golden brown and the filling is set. Let it cool completely at room temperature. Then, cover with an aluminum foil or plastic wrap. Refrigerate before serving.
TIPS FOR BAKING THE PERFECT Pear Crumble Pie
1 ) You can use canned pears (about 2 cans) instead of fresh pears. Drain canned pears. Cut into slices. Then, let the pear slices dry on some paper towels.
2 ) You can use brown sugar instead of granulated sugar for the crumbled topping.
3 ) This pear crumbles pie tastes better the next day. Place pie in the refrigerator if it has cooled to room temperature. Store in the refrigerator before serving.
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Why is my Pear Crumble Pie topping not crunchy?
Your Pear Crumble Pie topping can turn out not crunchy if you haven’t baked it long enough. Also, you need to follow the recipe and you don’t need to add more or less butter.
If you add more butter, your topping will be greasy and won’t be crunchy. If you add less butter, your topping will be dry and won’t be crunchy.
why does my Pear Crumble Pie crust crumble?
If you use homemade pie crust it can be crumbly when you roll it out but it is easy to fix.
All you need to do is gradually add cold water to the crumbly dough (1/2 teaspoon at a time). Knead the crumbly dough and add cold water until it will hold together.
can you freeze Pear Crumble Pie?
Yes, you can freeze leftover Pear Crumble Pie for later.
Wrap it with aluminum foil or plastic wrap or use an airtight container. Store leftover Pear Crumble Pie in the fridge for up to three months.
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Fresh Pear Crumble Pie
For the pear pie:
- - 1 store-bought or homemade pie crust;
- - 2-3 fresh pears;
- - 1 cup sour cream;
- - ½ cup granulated sugar;
- - 1 beaten egg;
- - 1 tbsp all-purpose flour;
- - 1 tsp vanilla extract;
- - ½ tsp salt.
For the crumble topping:
- - ⅔ cup all-purpose flour;
- - ⅓ cup granulated sugar;
- - ¼ cup unsalted butter;
- - ½ tsp cinnamon.
- Preheat oven to 350°F.
- Place the pie crust in a pan. Make holes in the crust using a fork.
- Add sour cream, granulated sugar, beaten egg, all-purpose flour, vanilla extract, and salt to the bowl. Mix together. Add this sour cream mixture to the crust. Peel and core fresh pears. Then, cut into 1/4" thick slices. Place them over the sour cream filling. Bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes.
- Add all-purpose flour, sugar, butter, and cinnamon to the small bowl. Mix together using a fork until crumbly. Remove pear pie from the oven. Sprinkle the crumble topping over the pie. Bake for additional 30-40 minutes or until pie is golden brown and filling is set. Then, let it cool completely at room temperature. Then, cover with an aluminum foil or plastic wrap. Refrigerate before serving.