Raw Apple or Pear Cake

Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep
30 mins
Cook
50 mins

I made this using fresh pears. It was a big hit. It stayed moist. It seems like a lot of oil but it works.

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Mix all ingredients together.
  2. Bake 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 40 50 minutes until toothpick comes out clean.
  3. Mix glaze ingredients to a runny consistency and pour over warm cake.
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4 5

I loved the fact that this recipe has no dairy or soy, so from there I proceeded to tinker with it until I have one of my favorite recipes! I have lots of canned pears and need to use them.
To the cake:
--used 4 c. of home canned pears and accompanying syrup instead of fresh fruit
--decreased white sugar to 1/2 c.
--added 1/2 tsp. ground cloves
--added 1/4 tsp. cardamom

To the glaze:
--add 1/4 tsp. burnt sugar flavoring
--add 1/4 tsp. maple flavoring
--didn't use any butter or substitute

When I make this into "muffins", I askew the glaze and use a "crunch topping" of 1/2 c. pecans/walnuts, 1/8 c. white sugar, 1 Tbsp. brown sugar ground up in food processor. Of course, you can still add a little glaze and the maple aroma is esp. delightful!