Pear Cake

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Leah Robertson

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@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.

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With no icing, this simple, old-fashioned pear cake is so darn easy to transport... which is good since you'll be getting requests for it from all corners! It's a moist and tender coffee cake with chunks of sweet fresh pears that pair well with the cinnamon. The top gets a little crunchy and forms a sugary crust. Coconut and nuts make this cake even better and add a little texture. This cake is delicious alone but a dollop of whipped cream would be tasty too. Perfect for dessert or with afternoon coffee.

Note: The bake time on this is 1 hour 10 minutes. We checked our oven at 1 hour and it was done. Since every oven is different, we suggest checking this at 1 hour. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★☆ 27 votes

Comments:
Serves:
12-14
Prep:
45 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 4 c
    chopped pears
  • 3 c
    white sugar
  • 1 c
    oil
  • 2
    eggs
  • 3 c
    all-purpose 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

How to Make Pear Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Mix pears and sugar then refrigerate overnight.
  2. The next day, mix egg and oil.
  3. Add pears and sugar mixture.
  4. Add dry ingredients a little at a time.
  5. Mix well.
  6. Then fold in nuts, coconut, and vanilla.
  7. Pour into a prepared 9x13 baking dish.
  8. Bake at 350 for one hour and 10 mins.

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About Pear Cake

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



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