Country Pear Cake

Recipe by ratherbeswimmin
READY IN: 1hr 50mins




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