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Pear Tart à la mode Recipe

Pear Tart à la mode Recipe is a beautiful dessert that will bring a smile to every person at your table and a lovely dish to make mom on Mother's Day! 
Author: Ruthie A Knudsen


  • 1 unbaked 10-inch pie crust
  • 6 tablespoons flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 3/4 cup salted butter
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 medium pears I prefer anjou peeled
  • 1 cup vanilla bean ice cream
  • sprinkling of nutmeg for garnish


  • Preheat oven 350 degrees.
  • Sift together flour and nutmeg.
  • In a medium sauce pan, melt butter.
  • Remove from heat, add sugar, whisk in flour-nutmeg mixture.
  • Stir in eggs one at a time; custard will thicken with each addition, then add vanilla.
  • At this point custard should be thick and smooth.
  • Cut pears into eigths, lengthwise.
  • Core the slices and arrange them in pie shell. (One large circle in the base with a smaller circle stacked on top)
  • Bake 45-50 minutes until the custard is firm and golden.
  • Allow to cool and serve with vanilla bean ice cream sprinkled with nutmeg.
  • Serve and Enjoy your Pear Tart à la mode Recipe!