175g/6oz Odlums Self Raising Flour

125g/4oz Sugar

125g/4oz Margarine

2 Eggs

2 tablespoons Cold Water

Pinch of Salt


25g/1oz Margarine

25g/1oz Shamrock Brown Sugar

Pinch of Cinnamon

Rind of Lemon (optional)

Tin of Pear Halves (drained)

Shamrock Whole Walnuts (to decorate)


  1. Preheat oven to 190°C/375°F/Gas 5.Grease a 2 pint casserole dish with the 25g/ 1oz of margarine.
  2. Mix the brown sugar, cinnamon and lemon rind, if used, together. Sprinkle this over base.
  3. Arrange pear halves on the base. Place whole walnuts into centre of each half.

To make sponge:

  1. Using all-in-one method, put the flour, sugar, margarine, eggs, water and salt into a mixing bowl.
  2. Beat well until mixture is creamy and smooth. Pour into the prepared dish.
  3. Bake for 25-30 minutes approx.
  4. Turn out onto serving dish and serve with custard, crème fraiche or ice cream.