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Pear Cake

Rated as 3.89 out of 5 Stars

"This recipe is a good one for the fall and winter when pears are plentiful. You can use any pear you like in this recipe."
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Ingredients

servings 325
Original recipe yields 14 servings (1 - 9 inch tube pan)

Directions

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  1. Stir together the flours, oats, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt.
  2. In a large bowl, beat the eggs. Gradually beat in the brown sugar until the mixture is thick. Beat in the melted butter or margarine and the vanilla. Beat flour mixture into the liquid mixture, and then stir in the grated pears. Turn the batter into a greased and floured tube pan.
  3. Bake at 325 degrees F (165 degrees C) for 70 minutes, or until it tests done with a toothpick. Transfer cake to a rack to cool.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 325 calories; 12.1 50 5.9 79 289 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Awesome way to use up those really soft pears. My whole family enjoyed this wonderfully moist, delicious cake. Thanks.

Most helpful critical review

Based on the other reviews I decided to bake the cake for a shorter time about 45 min. and I added about 3/4 cup of applesauce, when the cake come out I brushed the cake with melted butter. I be...

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Based on the other reviews I decided to bake the cake for a shorter time about 45 min. and I added about 3/4 cup of applesauce, when the cake come out I brushed the cake with melted butter. I be...

Awesome way to use up those really soft pears. My whole family enjoyed this wonderfully moist, delicious cake. Thanks.

I've had so many compliments on this and they all want the recipe! Thanks! Michelle

This cake was fantastic. I am not sure where all of these reviews came from complaining of it being too dry and crumbly. I can only imagine that pears people used were not the juiciest. I cho...

I had very high hopes for this recipe... but it turned out so bland and plain. I added 1/2 c applesauce (to keep it from drying out) and it was still pretty dry. I think I’ll try it again and ma...

I followed the directions, but think the cooking time is too long. The cake was dry, and I really couldn't taste the pears.

Great cake! My husband & I loved it! I used two large pears going bad in the refrigerator (more than 1-1/2 cups) which I just chopped up into chunks. I also didn't have whole wheat flour so I...

Could have been slightly more moist but an overall treat. Used a brown sugar sauce and it complimented quite nicely. I was looking for a more peary flavour.

In fear of a dry cake I covered the oats with water and soaked them while I prepared everything else. I also noticed that the batter seemed dry, I only used 2 eggs, so I added a little milk. I a...