Italian Pear Cake

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 193.7
  • Total Fat: 3.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 57.5 mg
  • Sodium: 48.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 41.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.5 g
  • Protein: 2.2 g

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Adapted from The Essentials of Italian Cooking
taken from

Adapted from The Essentials of Italian Cooking

Number of Servings: 8


    Egg, fresh, 2 large
    Milk, 1%, .25 cup
    Granulated Sugar, 1 cup
    Salt, 1 dash
    Pears, fresh, 2 lbs.
    Butter, salted, 1 tbsp


Preheat oven to 375F. Butter and flour a 9 inch round cake pan.

Beat together eggs, milk, sugar extract and salt. Wisk in flour. Set aside.

Peal pears. cut in half and scoop out the core. Cut into thick 1/2 inch slices lengthwise. Stir sliced pears into batter.

Pour pear mixture into the pan and spread out as evenly as you can. Dot with butter and bake for about 50 minutes or until puffy and lightly golden. Remove from oven and cool for 10 minutes in the pan, then remove to a cooling rack. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Due to the high moisture content this cake needs to be stored in the fridge if you are not eating it right away.

Makes 8 servings.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SUEB0357.

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