Recipe: Pear and Almond Cake

Posted by vivien | Recipe | Saturday 19 October 2013 9:44 am
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Recipe adapted fromĀ Baking Project

Pear preparation: (preparedĀ 3 pears, end up needing only 2) below is amended to amount for 2 pears

2 pears

17 g sugar

1 big spoonful of rum

some lemon juice to prevent discoloration


peel the pears


macerate the pear in sugar, rum and lemon in a pot on low heat, to remove the extra juice from pear, so that the pear would not give out too much liquid when bake on cake


Slice it three quarter way through for decorative purpose.


Prepare to bake cake


cake batter


gently plop the pear on cake without pushing it into batter


When bake, the cake batter will rise and slightly cover the pears


side view


soft texture, i find it best serve same day, the pear might give out some liquid on next day, normal for such fruit like pear or apple


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