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Pear Cobbler Recipe (Gluten-Free and Plant-Based Options)

This pear cobbler recipe tastes like heaven. I had some ripe pears that needed to be used up and expected this to turn out reasonably well, but nothing could have prepared me for how delicious this was even though the ingredients are all relatively simple.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Pear Cobbler
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour


  • 10 Ripe D'Anjou pears
  • 2 tbsp Corn starch
  • 1/2 cup Brown sugar
  • 1 tsp Powdered ginger
  • 1 tbsp Cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp Freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1 1/2 cup All-purpose flour (or use 1-to-1 gluten free flour blend)
  • 1 tbsp Baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 3/4 cup Melted plant-based butter
  • 1 cup White sugar
  • 2 tsp Vanilla
  • 2 tsp Plant-based egg replacer (mixed with 4 tbsp water, or use regular eggs)
  • 1/2 cup Unsweetened almond milk


  1. Slice all the pears thinly and place them in a large casserole dish. Set aside a few perfect slices for decorating the top of the cobbler, if desired. Sprinkle the pears with cornstarch, brown sugar, cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg.

  2. Combine flour, baking soda, and salt in a medium-sized bowl and set aside.

  3. In a large bowl, combine butter, white sugar, vanilla, egg-replacer mixed with water, and almond milk. Whisk it all together well until light and fluffy. Add in the dry ingredients and mix until just combined.

  4. Pour the batter over the pears and decorate with reserved pear slices.

  5. Bake in a 350 degree oven for an hour, or until the top of the cobbler is starting to turn golden brown and you can see the carmelized pear juices starting to bubble up deliciously around the edges.

  6. Allow to cool for 10 minutes, then serve with plant-based ice cream or whipped cream.