Pear Loaf Cake

Anyone interested in juicy, buttery pears? If you are, get on with this loaf cake. First, prepare a lemon-flavored batter and bake it together with butter-coated pear halves. As it bakes, the pears hide into the rising dough. Their flavor beautifully mixes with that of the cinnamon and apricot jam glaze.
Anyone interested in juicy, buttery pears? If you are, get on with this loaf cake. First, prepare a lemon-flavored batter and bake it together with butter-coated pear halves. As it bakes, the pears hide into the rising dough. Their flavor beautifully mixes with that of the cinnamon and apricot jam glaze.

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Ingredients

For the batter:
1 cup flour
1 teaspoon lemon zest
1 teaspoon baking powder
salt
3 ounces of butter (at room temperature)
½ cup sugar
2 eggs
For the cake:
2 pears, halved lengthwise
1 tablespoon melted butter
1 teaspoon cinnamon
2 teaspoons of brown sugar
2 tablespoons of apricot jam
fresh thyme for garnishing

Ingredients

  • For the batter:

  • For the cake:

Steps

1
Done

For the batter: Add the flour, lemon zest, and baking powder to a bowl. Season with salt and mix. Set aside.

2
Done

Add the butter and sugar to the bowl of a stand mixer. Start mixing. Add the eggs and the flour mixture gradually, one spoon at a time in the process. Mix until even.

3
Done

For the cake: Scoop out the core from the pear halves. You can use 3 or 4 halves, depending on your loaf pan size.

4
Done

Transfer the batter to a 10 x 3 x 2 inches (25 x 9 x 4 cm) loaf pan. Neatly place the pear halves on top of the batter, pressing them gently. Coat them with melted butter.

5
Done

Sprinkle them with cinnamon and brown sugar, then bake for 45 minutes at 360⁰F/180⁰C.

6
Done

Remove the cake from the oven and place it on the work surface. Coat it with the apricot jam and garnish it with chopped thyme.

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Nutritional Chart

366 kcal
Calories
5 g
Protein
17 g
Fat
47 g
Carbohydrates

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Andrei Gusty

Well, I love to eat! I guess I always did. Tasty foods, traditional foods, fast-foods, healthy foods and, again, not so healthy ones. You name it.

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