Poached Pear Gingerbread Loaf

Baking , Preserves


Poached Pear Ingredients

½ cup honey

3-4 pears

2 cloves

1 cinnamon stick

1 knob fresh ginger


Gingerbread loaf Ingredients

1-2 pears 

1 ½ cups of gluten free flour 

2 tsp gluten free baking powder

1 tsp baking soda

1 heaped tbsp of fresh grated ginger

½ cup of coconut oil (melted)

½ cup rice malt syrup

2 eggs

½ cup almond milk

1 tsp vanilla extract 

½ cup dates


Preheat oven to 180°F. Line a loaf tin with baking paper. Warm the rice malt syrup, coconut oil and almond milk in a pot and once simmering add the dates and turn off the heat. Mash the dates in the liquid and add the baking soda, grated ginger and vanilla. Sieve the gluten free flour and baking powder. Add the eggs to the wet ingredients and then mix through the flour . Pour into the prepared loaf tin, slice the pears and arrange on top of the loaf and then bake in the oven for 45mins-1 hour until it is cooked when tested with a skewer. Allow to cool in the tin before removing


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