Pear Cake

Leah Robertson Recipe

By Leah Robertson keepinitreal

This recipe comes from my husband's sweet grandma (Moma Chloe). She made everything with love and a smile! This cake is very moist and freezes well.


Recipe Rating:
 27 Ratings
Serves:
12-14
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Cooking Method:
Bake

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
With no icing, this cake is so darn easy to transport... which is good since you'll be getting requests for it from all corners! It's sweet and fruity with a healthy hint of cinnamon.

Ingredients

4 c
chopped pears
3 c
white sugar
1 c
oil
2
eggs
3 c
flour
1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
cinnamon
2 tsp
baking soda
1 c
chopped nuts (pecans or walnuts)
1 c
coconut
1 tsp
vanilla
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Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix pears and sugar then refrigerate overnight.
2
Next day, add oil and eggs and stir well.
3
Add dry ingredients. Mix well, then fold in nuts, coconut and vanilla.
4
Bake at 350 for one hour and 10 mins. in a 9 x 13 pan.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Collection: Nuts for Baking
Hashtags: #Fruit, #pear
  • Comments

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    carolyn grinnell cmg - Sep 2, 2011
    what do you frost this cake with? sounds good as my husband loves pears..
  • user
    Leah Robertson keepinitreal - Sep 2, 2011
    We don't frost it! ha Didn't even think about that! ha It is more like a coffee cake or a sweet bread. Very dense.
  • user
    Diana Barfield DBLUVCOOKIN - Sep 8, 2011
    In your recipe it call for flour is that All-Purpose, or Self-rising? I guess it All-Purpose because it calls for baking soda, I'm I right? The recipe sound good and I'm going to make it as soon as I'm sure about the flour. I wish all recipes that calls for flour that it would say which flour to use. Thanks for your time!
  • user
    carolyn grinnell cmg - Sep 8, 2011
    i made this cake and it was very yummy and moist. i used regular flour.. very good recipe and needs no frosting..
  • user
    Leah Robertson keepinitreal - Sep 8, 2011
    Diana, All-Purpose flour. Carolyn, I'm glad you liked it. I'm going to make it again soon!