Apple pie with pear, a healthy snack

The apple and pear tart is a delicate, smooth and delicious recipe . I love apple pies, but adding other fruits creates a synergy that is impossible to resist.

Apple pie with pear, easy and homemade recipe

We don’t have to be an excellent pastry chef. We just have to want to try this delicious mixture of pears and apples made in a cake.

The result cannot be better. The perfect mix of these two fruits in a light sponge cake. Likewise, in between dessert we obtain a cake that is pleasant to the palate and it is not heavy or sweet.

A healthy recipe

Making recipes with fruits and at home is an achievement if we want to take care of our health.

Without any artificial additives and with top quality ingredients. Also, adding the benefits of apples and pears.

Apple benefits

When we talk about the apple, we talk about health. It is a fruit that could not be missing in our diet if we want to eat healthily.

It provides us with nutrients that make this fruit an excellent fat burner. In addition, it is favorable for reducing cholesterol and regulates intestinal transit.

You can learn more about the properties of the apple in the article where we talk about it.

Pear benefits

Pears provide us with different nutrients whose properties are very beneficial for our health.

They provide us with different vitamins and minerals that are beneficial for a correct intestinal transit. In addition, it has antioxidant properties and is beneficial for the circulatory system, among others.

You can read more properties in our article on the benefits of pear .

When to have the apple pie with pear?

It is an ideal homemade recipe to take with family or friends as a snack. We can also eat it for breakfast or as a dessert.

It is a light cake with the benefits of fruit. A healthy recipe made in our kitchen. Being an autumn recipe, we can take advantage of it for our Christmas recipes. It is a delicious and light cake that our friends and family are sure to love.

Apple pie with pear

The apple and pear tart is a delicate, smooth and delicious recipe. Also, it is very easy to do.

We recommend this article:   Paraguayan jam, a different recipe
 Recipe type Dessert
 Recipe type Mediterranean
 Main fruit Apple
 Preparation time hours
 Total time hours
 For how many people? personas

Ingredients

  • 110 grams of butter
  • 110 grams of Philadelphia type cream cheese
  • 200 grams of flour
  • apples peeled, seeded and thinly sliced
  • pear, peeled, seeded and sliced
  • tablespoons orange juice
  • 70 grams of brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1 ½ tablespoons cornstarch
  • 125 grams of apricot jam

Recipe preparation

  1. First, mix the cold butter and cream cheese. Add the flour to the mixture and stir until you get a lumpy mixture.

  2. You have to get a compact mass. Next, knead the dough into a round disk, wrap it in plastic wrap and refrigerate for an hour.

  3. Wash, peel and thinly slice the apples and pears. Then mix with the orange juice.

  4. Then mix the brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, cardamom and cornstarch. Add the fruit with the sugar and spice mixture and set aside.

  5. Preheat the oven to approximately 190 ºC. Next, grease with butter and sprinkle with flour to prevent sticking.

  6. Roll out the dough on a lightly floured surface. Pour the dough into the mold.

  7. Distribute the fruits decoratively over the dough. Bake the tart in the oven until the batter is golden brown and the filling is bubbling. An approximate time of 30 minutes.

  8. Remove the cake from the oven and with a brush, paint with the apricot jam. Serve cold.

Recipe Notes

We can decorate it with berries, blueberries, strawberries or raspberries and the result is incredible.

Recipe tips

The apricot jam in the recipe can be substituted for Paraguayan jam or other types of homemade jam recipes, such as  medlar jam .

The oven temperature depends on the model. We recommend 190ºC in a standard oven model.

We recommend using brown sugar or panela as a substitute for refined sugar.

These types of recipes for cakes or desserts with fruits are delicious. Also, this recipe is very easy to make. Also, with healthy ingredients that we normally have in our kitchen.

Ellie Lauderdale

My name is Ellie Lauderdale, MD and I am USA based professional Nutritionist .

I am a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and board certified specialist in sports dietetics who is trained in integrative medicine. I have worked with hundreds of clients, from those suffering with chronic disease to professional and olympian athletes. My goal is to help optimize you from the inside so that you can feel, perform, and look your best on the outside.

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