Gingery Pear Tart (Vegan + GF)


Overhead shot of our caramelized pear and ginger tart

Stunning, refined, and subtly highly spiced…is that you or this recipe?! It’s without a doubt each. This gingery pear tart is the show-stopping fall dessert you’ve been looking forward to, and it’s manner more uncomplicated than it appears to be like!

Simply 10 elements required for this sublime vegan and gluten-free masterpiece! It’s a singular deal with easiest to your vacation desk, and it wouldn’t say no to a scoop of ice cream. Let’s bake, buddies!

Salt, brown sugar, tapioca flour, sorghum flour, brown rice flour, chia seeds, lemon, pears, ginger powder, and vegan butter

This STUNNER starts with the crust. You’ll lower vegan butter into a mix of gluten-free flours and flooring chia seeds. The sorghum flour supplies a candy and impartial style, brown rice flour provides construction, tapioca flour helps to keep it mild, and flooring chia seeds supply binding.

Using a fork to cut cubed vegan butter into the flours

Then, we upload somewhat water, turning it right into a moldable dough. It’s in a position for a fast sit back within the fridge to maximize the flakiness of the crust.

Circle of vegan gluten-free tart dough

Whilst the dough is chilling, we get ready the pears via thinly reducing each and every quarter and maintaining the slices in combination in teams (to make it beautiful!).

Thinly sliced quartered pears

As soon as the dough has chilled, we roll it out, switch to a tart pan, and sprinkle with brown sugar and flooring ginger. This paperwork the groundwork for a candy and highly spiced sauce!

Sprinkling sugar onto an unbaked tart crust

Subsequent, it’s time to unharness your inside artist and get started arranging the pears. There’s no set strategy to organize them, however take a look at to not go away any gaps. As soon as your pear artistry is whole, you’ll drizzle with lemon juice, upload the rest ginger and brown sugar, and most sensible with slices of vegan butter.

Sliced pears, vegan butter, and brown sugar over a crust in a tart pan

The oven will do the remainder of the paintings! Whilst within the oven, the pears will develop into mushy, caramelized, and lined in saucy sweetness. And the crust? Flaky, golden brown perfection!

Two slices cut from the rest of the ginger pear tart

We are hoping you’re keen on this pear tart! It’s:

Subtly gingery
Completely candy
Unusually simple
& SO shocking!

Serve it by itself or most sensible with vegan vanilla ice cream (our fave!) or coconut whipped cream.

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Slice of gluten-free ginger pear tart topped with a scoop of vegan vanilla ice cream

Prep Time 45 mins

Cook dinner Time 1 hour

General Time 1 hour 45 mins

Servings 8 (Slices)

Direction Dessert

Delicacies French-Impressed, Gluten-Unfastened, Vegan

Freezer Pleasant No

Does it stay? 2-3 Days


  • 1 cup sorghum flour*
  • 1/2 cup brown rice flour
  • 1/2 cup tapioca flour (also referred to as tapioca starch)
  • 1 Tbsp flooring chia seeds*
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 10 Tbsp chilly vegan butter, lower into cubes (we used Miyoko’s)
  • 4-6 Tbsp water


  • 3 medium pears (ripe however nonetheless fairly company)
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 ½ tsp flooring ginger powder
  • 3 Tbsp lemon juice (1 medium lemon yields ~3 Tbsp or 45 ml)
  • 2 Tbsp chilly vegan butter, thinly sliced (we used Miyoko’s)
  • In a medium blending bowl mix the sorghum flour, brown rice flour, tapioca flour, flooring chia seeds, and salt. Whisk till neatly blended. Subsequent, upload the cubed vegan butter and ruin the butter down into the flour combination the usage of a pastry cutter, fork, or blank palms. The feel must glance sandy, with out a lumps of butter greater than a pea. Upload the lesser quantity of water and stir. At this level the dough must grasp in combination when squeezed — if it’s now not, upload extra water 1 Tbsp at a time till the dough begins to come back in combination. Flip the dough out onto a work of parchment or wax paper and form right into a flat disk. Position within the fridge for 20-Half-hour.

  • In the meantime, get ready your pears via quartering them, doing away with the cores, after which reducing uniformly lengthwise in very skinny slices (1/16”-1/8”). Attempt to stay each and every quarter’s slices accrued in combination so whilst you end reducing it nonetheless seems like a uniform quarter (see photograph). This will likely be useful when arranging your pears.

  • In a small blending bowl, mix the brown sugar and ginger powder. Put aside.

  • After chilling the dough, preheat your oven to 400 levels F (204 C). Get ready a 9-10 inch tart pan via flippantly greasing the pan with vegan butter (or use a non-stick springform pan for ease). Take away the dough from the fridge and sprinkle a blank paintings floor with sorghum or brown rice flour. Roll out the dough into a fair circle (about 12 inches in diameter), operating temporarily. To switch your crust, gently roll it up onto your rolling pin and unroll within the tart pan, or temporarily (and hopefully!) turn it into the pan. Press the dough into the perimeters of the tart pan and patch any holes or cracks along with your arms. Trim any extra dough with a paring knife.

  • To the ground of the ready tart shell upload about 2/3 of the brown sugar and ginger combination, booking the remaining for the highest of the tart. Use your palms to disperse the sugar and spice flippantly. Subsequent, position each and every sliced pear quarter on most sensible of the crust, fanning them out so that they unfold fairly. Repeat with the rest pear quarters. There is not any set manner to try this, simply pass with the form of the pear and take a look at to not go away any gaps. You’ll be able to without a doubt overlap them! Drizzle the lemon juice over the pears, sprinkle with the rest brown sugar and ginger, and most sensible with 2 Tbsp of sliced vegan butter.

  • Quilt the tart with foil, position on a baking sheet (simply in case, to catch any drips) and bake for 25 mins. Take away the foil and bake for an extra 28-35 mins, till the crust is darkish golden brown and the pears are extraordinarily mushy when examined with a knife.

  • Take away from the oven and let cool for a minimum of 25 mins prior to helping let the juices arrange. Sparsely take away the tart, slice, and revel in! Scrumptious crowned with vanilla ice cream or coconut whipped cream.
  • Leftovers stay lined at room temperature for 1 day or within the fridge for 2-3 days. No longer freezer pleasant.

*We examined changing the 3 flours on this recipe with our GF mix and it creates a solid crust, however we most popular sorghum, brown rice, and tapioca starch as a result of they created a extra flaky end result.
*The nearest sub for sorghum flour can be oat flour, however we haven’t examined it on this recipe.
*We discover flooring chia is a bit more absorbent and higher at binding than flooring flax, however flaxseed meal would possibly paintings rather than flooring chia seeds on this recipe. Tell us within the feedback in case you take a look at it!
*Coconut sugar works k rather than brown sugar, nevertheless it’s much less caramelly and fairly bitter.
*Vitamin data is a coarse estimate.
*Loosely tailored from Epicurious.

Serving: 1 slice Energy: 332 Carbohydrates: 45.9 g Protein: 2.5 g Fats: 16.2 g Saturated Fats: 12.2 g Polyunsaturated Fats: 0.6 g Monounsaturated Fats: 0.3 g Trans Fats: 0 g Ldl cholesterol: 0 mg Sodium: 166 mg Potassium: 185 mg Fiber: 4 g Sugar: 15.8 g Diet A: 18 IU Diet C: 5.2 mg Calcium: 24 mg Iron: 1.2 mg



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