1. Gluten-Free Pear Tart

Gluten-Free Pear Tart

Reegan Lessie | Dessert, Pears |American

If you have some of our famous Royal Riviera Pears left over from this season, then you have to try this Gluten-Free Pear Tart recipe. It's simple, delicious, and great for all diets. Everyone will love this scrumptious pear treat!

Do you have some of our famous Royal Riviera Pears left over from this season? If you do, you'll love this pear tart recipe. Take it from us, this dish tastes as good as it looks! Savory-sweet baked pear slices blend well with the crispy crust for a truly unique flavor profile, and it makes a great dessert or midday snack. This pear tart is also lower in sugar, so it makes for a great guilt-free dessert! Serve with ice cream for an "a la mode" dish, or on its own. Either way, it will be devoured in minutes! The most complicated part of this recipe is creating the gluten-free crust, but once it's ready, the rest is a breeze. Whether it's for a get-together, midday snack, or delicious dessert, this pear tart recipe will definitely be a hit and a new go-to treat!

Gluten-Free Pear Tart

Prep Time: 20 minutes | Cook Time: 40 minutes | Total Time: 1 hours
Vegan, Gluten-Free


  • 1 Royal Riviera Pear
  • 1 cup quinoa flower
  • 1/2 cup gluten-free white all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup arrow root starch flour
  • 1/2 cup ground chia seeds
  • maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp vegan cane sugar
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1 cup unsweetened dehydrated coconut flakes


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Use coconut oil and paper towel to oil the tart pan. Cut a round piece of parchment paper to fit your pan.
  3. Once the pan is well oiled, place the parchment round into the pan and brush with coconut oil, then set aside.
  4. In a mixing bowl combine 1 cup of quinoa flour, 1/2 cup of gluten-free all purpose flour, 1/4 cup arrow root starch flower, 1/2 cup of ground chia seeds, 2 tablespoons of vegan cane sugar.
  5. In a separate mixing bowl whisk to combine, 1/2 cup of coconut oil, 1/4 canola oil with a teaspoon of apple cider vinegar.
  6. In a mixer or using a hand mixer combine the dry ingredients with the wet ingredients until combined (do not over mix) then add 1 cup of unsweetened dehydrated coconut flakes and mix just enough to incorporate the coconut into the pie crust.
  7. Press the dough into the prepared tart pan so it is even.
  8. Thinly slice the ripe pears place them on top of the crust. You can make any pattern you like.
  9. Drizzle and baste the tart with 8oz of 100% pure maple syrup and bake for 20 minutes at 350 then another 20 minutes at 425 or until the edges begin to brown.
Makes: 1 tart
Serves: 6-8 servings