Sour Cream Pear Cake w/Pecan Srreusel

Leanne D.


I've been wanting to cook more with pears so when I saw this recipe on bake or,I knew I waned to make it.It looks so good and simple to make. Can't wait to try it!
I would serve this as a coffeecake but I'm sure it's delicious anytime!

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8-10 servings



3/4 c coarsely chopped pecans
1/4 c flour
1/4 c packed light brown sugar
2 t.unsalted butter,melted
1/4 t. ground cinnamon


1 c flour
1/2 t. baking powder
1/2 t. baking soda
1 t. cinnamon
1/4 t. ground nutmeg
1/4 t. salt
2/3 c sugar
1/2 c sour cream
1/4 c oil
1 large egg
1 t. vanilla
1 medium pear,peeled,cored and chopped


1Preheat oven to 375°. Grease an 8-inch round cake pan.
To make the streusel, place all streusel ingredients in a small bowl. Mix until combined. Set aside.
To make the cake, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt in a large bowl. Set aside.
Whisk together sugar, sour cream, oil, egg, and vanilla. Pour sugar mixture into flour mixture. Mix until smooth.
Pour batter into prepared pan. Sprinkle chopped pears over the cake batter. Sprinkle streusel evenly over top of pears and batter.
Bake 35-40 minutes, or until edges are browned and a pick inserted into the center comes out clean. Cool in pan for 10-15 minutes. Then, carefully remove from pan* and cool completely on a wire rack.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy