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chai spiced gluten-free pear crisp
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Chai Spiced Vegan And Gluten-Free Pear Crisp Recipe

Spices are so yummy in fall baking recipes, and this chai spiced gluten-free pear crisp recipe packs in all the best ones - and is completely allergen-free!
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: fruit dessert recipes, gluten-free crisp recipe, gluten-free dessert recipes, pear crisp recipe
Servings: 8 people
Author: Sarah Bakes Gluten Free


chai spice blend

  • 2 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

pear filling

  • 6 cups ripe pears, peeled and sliced
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar
  • 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch or tapioca starch
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chai spice blend

crumb topping

  • 1 cup Sarah’s gluten free flour blend (or your favorite gluten free flour blend)
  • 1 cup certified gluten free rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  • 1/3 cup almond flour
  • 1 teaspoon chai spice blend
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 6 tablespoons refined coconut oil, solid
  • 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons So Delicious unsweetened almond milk or coconut milk


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Start by mixing together chai spice blend. In small bowl, combine cinnamon, ginger, cardamom, cloves, allspice and nutmeg. Set aside.*
  • In large bowl, add peeled and sliced pears, 1/4 cup coconut sugar, maple syrup, lemon juice, cornstarch and 1 1/2 teaspoons chai spice blend. Toss gently to coat pears. Pour into 9-inch pie plate or 8×8-inch baking dish.
  • To make crumb topping, whisk together flour flour blend, oats, 1/2 coconut sugar, almond flour, 1 teaspoon chai spice blend and salt in mixing bowl. Add coconut oil and cut with fork, until resembles course meal.
  • Pour maple syrup and almond milk into oat mixture. Stir to combine, until crumb topping comes together.
  • Top pears with even layer of crumb topping, breaking up large clumps with fingers. Bake pear crisp 40-45 minutes, until bubbly and golden brown.
  • Place pear crisp on cooling rack to cool slightly. Serve warm.