French Pear Cake

with vanilla

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Recipe video made by Ryan Published on 11/08/2017, viewed by 1356 , 0 Comments

I originally found this on davidlebovitz.com. It is one of my favorite recipes. You can substitute just about any fruit. Apples or quince work great.

What you will need

3/4 cup (90g) AP Flour

3/4 tsp (3g) baking powder

1 pinch salt

2 eggs

3/4 cup (170g) sugar

1 tsp (4g) vanilla

8 tbsp (225g) butter, melted

4 pears

How to cook

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Whisk together flour, baking powder and salt.

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Beat eggs until foamy. Whisk in sugar and vanilla.

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Melt the butter and whisk half of it into the egg mixture.

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Stir the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients.

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Whisk in the remaining butter.

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Preheat oven to 350ΒΊF (175ΒΊC).

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Peel and halve the pears.

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Remove the seed core with a small spoon. Slice out the stem.

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Slice pears in wedges.

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Fold the pears into the batter. Spread in a buttered baking pan.

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Bake for 50 minutes

It looks best if you neatly arrange the pear slices on top before baking.

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