9 firm pears, peel, core and slice

4 tbsp. flour

1/2 cup honey

1 tbsp. brandy

1 tsp. grated lemon rind

3/4 tsp. cinnamon

1/8 tsp.  fresh ginger (optional)

Pie crust (Homemade or store bought)


Preheat 375 degrees.

1. Toss pears with flour and put in 9 inch pie pan.

2. Mix rest of ingredients except butter and pour over pears. Dot with butter.

3. Cover with crust and make slit or cut out a little cycle on top. (see photo).

4. Bake for about 40 minutes. Pears should be tender and crust should be golden brown.