For best results, make with the Breville Flavour Maker Slow Cooker
Place EasySear pan into the slow cooker base
Place the milk, egg and butter into a large bowl and whisk until combined. Whisk in vanilla and sugar
Sift flour, baking powder and half of the cocoa into a second bowl and stir in almond meal. Gradually pour in milk mixture, stirring until a smooth batter forms
Pour the mixture into Easy Sear pan. Scatter sliced pears over the top, then sprinkle over almonds
Put brown sugar, boiling water and remaining cocoa into a medium jug and stir until combined. Pour mixture over back of a large spoon onto batter
Cover with lid, turn Temperature Control Dial to "2" setting cook for 1 -1 1/2 hours or until the pudding is firm and sauce is thick. Serve with double cream and ice-cream, if desired
Recipe by Ellie Vernon
Elle Vernon trained as a chef before merging into a career in Food Media working across a number of magazines and television shows. She is currently the Food Editor of Better Homes and Gardens Magazine and has been part of the Better Homes and Gardens team since 2008 where she worked as the shows food researcher for Fast Ed and Karen Martini.
She was a presenter on Channel 7’s New Idea Test Kitchen, appears on Channel 7’s The Morning Show and regularly hosts cooking demonstrations in Sydney to encourage and inspire healthy, fuss-free family friendly cooking at home.