This is the go to drink for the holidays. We have it every year, usually for Thanksgiving. L’Chaim! Homemade pear butter spiced with star anise, ginger, lemon, cardamom, and nutmeg. Every year during apple season I spend days hovering over a large copper pot, slowly stirring a thick, bubbling mixture that will become our year’s supply of apple butter.
Easy paleo fruit cobbler (this one with blueberries frozen from June’s harvest). The best fruits for cobblers, in my opinion, are berries, apples, pears, cherries, or mangoes. That’s it! Pop it in the oven and wait 20-30 minutes, or until the top just begins to brown and the fruit begins to bubble on the sides. Bay leaf, cinnamon stick, star anise, cardamom pods, black pepper corns, and ginger chunks…. 52 Weeks of Baking: Bubbly Pear Cupcakes via Yum Sugar. Pour the mixture over the pears and then add your whole star anise. Making Bubble Life Delicious.
Distribute the topping mixture over the pears and bake until bubbly and golden, about 25 minutes. I used star anise in this recipe, a new ingredient for me.