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Print This Delicious and Healthy Pear Coffee Cake Recipe

Pear Coffee Cake Recipe

Pear harvest time and that means Pear Coffee Cake time. This cake is so moist and rich and just perfect for this time of year. (and easy to make!)

5 cups pears, cored, peeled, chopped
1 3/4 cup Sugar
1/2 cup Vegetable oil
2 Eggs, beaten
2 cups Sifted all purpose flour
2 tsp Baking powder
2 tsp Ground cinnamon

Oven Temp ~ 350°
Baking Time ~ 35 -
Pan Type ~ 9 x 13 x 2
Preheat oven, lightly oil your cake pan.
In a large bowl, mix the eggs, sugar, cinnamon and oil.
Peel and slice the pears and add to mixture in bowl (coating as you go to keep pears from turning brown.)
Mix together the baking powder and flour and add to the ingredients in the bowl.
Mix well (best with a fork) until all of the flour is absorbed by the wet ingredients.
Pour mixture into a greased one 9x13 or two 9″ round pans.
Bake for approximately 55 minutes.

Yield: 20 servings
Serving Size: 3-1/2-inch x 2-1/2-inch piece

Serves 20
Nutrition facts:
Serving Size 81 g
Amount Per Serving
Calories 190
Calories from Fat 55
Total Fat 6.1g 9%
Saturated Fat 1.2g 6%
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 16mg 5%
Sodium 7mg 0%
Potassium 119mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 33.7g 11%
Dietary Fiber 1.7g 7%
Sugars 21.5g
Protein 2.0g
Vitamin A 0% • Vitamin C 5% • Calcium 3% • Iron 7%

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Suppling Tips for Healthy Homemade Cakes

When Baking with Butter:

Room temperature butter in the cake batter is one of the biggest cake baking mistakes. In fact, butter must be below 68° to trap air molecules and build structure. Otherwise, the fat will liquefy and the cake will be flat. To get “cool” butter, cut the chilled butter into chunks and let it sit in a bowl for 5 minutes before beating.

When Mixing Cake Batter:

You cannot over beat the eggs, sugar and butter, but you can over beat the flour. If you do, gluten will form and you will be making a quick bread instead of layer cake. Beat the flour just until there are no visible signs of dry flour, but not until the batter is completely smooth.

Cake Flour:

Cake flour is milled from soft wheat that has a lower gluten content and higher starch content than all-purpose flour. It helps to ensure a fluffy texture in cakes and pastries. A substitute for cake flour is to use all-purpose flour, but reduce the amount by 2 tablespoons per cup.

Green Food:

The food choices that we make every day have a profound effect on the environment. From farm to spoon, growing our food, processing it and transporting it all use tremendous amounts of energy, water and chemicals. By making just a few small changes in our eating and buying habits, we can greatly reduce this impact. When we eat green, we help the environment by reducing global warming pollution and help ourselves by eating fresh and healthy food. Eat local from farmers in your own neighborhood!