Pear and Apple Cobbler with Berries

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British Seasonal Food

By Mark Hix

Published 2008

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This is pure comfort food - especially if you serve it with thick cream or custard. Vary the fruit according to what you have to hand but do try to include a few handfuls of berries to give some colour.


  • 1 medium cooking apple
  • 2 pears
  • 120 g caster sugar


Peel, core and roughly chop the apple and pears and place in a heavy-based saucepan with the sugar. Cook over a low heat for 5-6 minutes with the lid on, stirring every so often, until the apple begins to break down. Add the plums and continue to cook for another 5-6 minutes. Remove from the heat and leave to cool for about 10 minutes. Preheat the oven to