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Baked Citrus Pears and Apples

Yields4 ServingsPrep Time15 minsCook Time45 minsTotal Time1 hr

This recipe is good for children! This is a healthy pudding ideal for using up pears, apples, oranges and lemons that may be left in the fruit bowl. Serve warm as a light pudding with Greek yoghurt, or eat chilled with a bowl of muesli for a healthy start to the day.

 2 very ripe pears, peeled, cut into quarters and cored
 2 apples, peeled, cut into quarters and cored
 1 stick Broken pieces of cinnamon
 1 pinch Grated nutmeg
 1 Lemon juice, zest peeled into strips with a vegetable peeler
 3 Juice of 3 oranges, zest from 1 orange peeled into strips
 Crème Fraiche or yoghurt to serve.
 75 g raisins or sultanas Dried fruits

Preheat the oven to 180°C 350°F Mark 4.


Place the pear and apples quarters in a flameproof dish with the cinnamon stick, nutmeg, raisins, lemon and orange juice with the zest strips.


Cover the dish with foil and bake in the oven for about 35-40 minutes or until the fruit is just soft.


Serve warm with crème fraiche or yoghurt.