Pear Cake

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Nolita_Food

I found this recipe on the Boston Globe. It's super easy and it tastes great.

Top Review by Marie Nixon

Delicious. Very moist and very cinnamon-y! My pears kind of sank to the bottom but no harm done with that. This cake would taste great with a strong cup of coffee or a cold glass of milk.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Butter a 8x8-inch pan.
  3. Sift together flour, baking powder, salt.
  4. In a bowl, combine pears, cinnamon, and 1/4 cup of sugar, toss lightly.
  5. Cream butter and remaining sugar together, add egg and vanilla and mix till the batter is pale and smooth.
  6. Add milk alternatively with the dry ingredients, starting and ending with flour.
  7. Pour half of the batter into baking pan.
  8. Cover with pears, then pour the remaining half of the batter, covering the pears completely.
  9. Bake for 35-40 minutes, or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  10. Let cool completely.

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