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Chocolate and pear cake

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Belma

Community Member

“You can glaze the cake with an apricot jam for a shiny finish and serve with some clotted cream. You can also use different ground nuts; hazelnut or pecans. Enjoy!”

Difficulty

Easy 👌
15
min.
Preparation
55
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-8+
150 g flour
160 g butter
140 g caster sugar
pears
50 g Dark chocolate
1½ tsp baking powder
100 g ground almonds
½ tsp vanilla extract
eggs

Utensils

  • knife
  • bowl
  • cooking spoon
  • baking pan (9x5 in.)
  • Step 1/8

    Mix the butter and flour until they look like bread crumbs
    • 150 g flour
    • 160 g butter
    • knife
    • bowl

    Mix the butter and flour until they look like bread crumbs

  • Step 2/8

    Add the ground almonds, baking powder and vanilla extract
    • 1½ tsp baking powder
    • 100 g ground almonds
    • ½ tsp vanilla extract

    Add the ground almonds, baking powder and vanilla extract

  • Step 3/8

    Add the sugar
    • 140 g caster sugar

    Add the sugar

  • Step 4/8

    Break the eggs and mix with the spoon
    • eggs
    • cooking spoon

    Break the eggs and mix with the spoon

  • Step 5/8

    Chop the chocolate and 2 pears gently fold the mixture

    Chop the chocolate and 2 pears gently fold the mixture

  • Step 6/8

    Pour the mixture in a greased baking pan
    • 50 g Dark chocolate

    Pour the mixture in a greased baking pan

  • Step 7/8

    Slice the last pear and put it on the mixture
    • pears
    • baking pan (9x5 in.)

    Slice the last pear and put it on the mixture

  • Step 8/8

    Bake for 55 minutes 160 C

    Bake for 55 minutes 160 C

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