Pear Coffee Cake

READY IN: 2hrs 15mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

Desserts from the Famous Loveless Cafe

Top Review by cmetinsc

Try another recipe. This one was very oily and greasy. It also stuck to my greased pan. I had to pry the cake out of the pan. Which was surprising because the cake was so greasy. The taste was ok. You may want to try something else instead.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°; grease and flour a 10-inch round cake pan.
  2. Peel and core the pears and cut them into 1/2-inch dice; measure out 1 1/2 cups for this recipe.
  3. Place the oil, sugar, and eggs in a bowl; whisk until smooth.
  4. Sift the flour, baking soda, 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon, and ginger over the egg mixture.
  5. Fold a few times by hand with a rubber spatula.
  6. Toss the pears evenly over the mixture and gold together to mix evenly.
  7. Scrape the batter into the prepared pan.
  8. In a small bowl, rub walnuts, brown sugar, and remaining 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon together until evenly mixed.
  9. Sprinkle over the top of the batter.
  10. Bake for 55-60 minutes, until a pick comes out clean.
  11. Let cool in the pan for 15 minutes.
  12. Carefully invert the cake onto a plate to unmold; place a small wire rack on top of the cake and invert again right side up.
  13. Let the cake cool for about 15 minutes.
  14. Serve warm or at room temperature.

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