Pear Chocolate Cake

Total Time
1hr 20mins
20 mins
1 hr
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  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Coat a 9-inch round pan with cooking spray.
  3. Beat butter or margarine in large bowl until creamy; add white sugar, and beat until fluffy.
  4. Beat in egg and vanilla.
  5. Whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt; add alternately with the milk to the creamed mixture, beating well after each addition.
  6. Spread a little more than half of the batter in the prepared pan.
  7. Cover with pear slices and dust with chocolate, and add remaining batter by tablespoons covering well pears and chocolate.
  8. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 50 to 60 minutes, until toothpick test done.
  9. Remove pan to wire rack to cool.
  10. If you wish dust with confectioners' sugar.