Country Pear Cake

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READY IN: 1hr 50mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

In 'The Greyston Bakery Cookbook'

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Position oven rack in the center of oven; preheat oven to 375°.
  2. Grease and flour a 9 inch round cake pan; set aside.
  3. In a big bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, oil, and lemon zest until well blended.
  4. Beat in 2/3 cup sugar.
  5. Stir in the flour and mix until a smooth batter is formed.
  6. Peel the pears; cut the pears lengthwise into quarters; cut away the tough cores and any seeds.
  7. Slice the pear quarters crosswise into 1/4-inch slices.
  8. Add the pears to the batter and stir gently so they are completely incorporated into the batter.
  9. Pour the batter into the prepared pan; sprinkle the top of the cake with the 1 tablespoon sugar.
  10. Bake for 50 minutes; set the pan on a wire rack to cool.
  11. Serve the cake warm or at room temperature.
  12. *Serve with vanilla ice cream or caramel sauce.

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