Pear cake

To celebrate the fact that I am finally able to add pics to my posts again, let me post the recipe for a cake. Simple and delicious. And it also looks great!

Pear cake (2)


Oh and it is also rather light, so it is perfect for breakfast or with your afternoon tea.

Pear cake

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 45 minutes

Yield: 6-8 Servings


  • 2 eggs
  • 3.5 oz sugar
  • 3.5 oz flour
  • 1.75 oz. corn flour
  • 2-3 pears
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • pinch off salt


  1. Beat the eggs with the sugar and add the olive oil slowly while continuing to whip.
  2. Add the flours, salt and the baking powder and mix well.
  3. Dice 2 of the pears and mix them in the batter.
  4. Pour in a greased cake pan and cover with the last pear thinly sliced.
  5. Bake in a 375F oven for 45 minutes or until cooked through.

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14 Responses to Pear cake

  1. Stella says:

    i would love to make this pear cake …can I freeze it to make ahead. Thank you so much.

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  3. lovely dish, do tou think this will be fit with korean singo pear ???

    • PolaM says:

      Not sure what Korean singo pear are….. but I’d say any fruit that is apple or pear like in consistency and becomes tender when cooked should work.

  4. Hehe what a great way to celebrate being able to add images again! 😀

  5. For breakfast, for lunch, a snack or dinner. I do not formalized is fine with me forever! I take this opportunity to wish you Buon Anno!

  6. Glad to hear the picture issue is solved. 🙂 I’ve never made pear cake, but I like to eat pear in baked goods rather than fresh one, so I will love this!

  7. I am sorry to hear that you were unable to post pics…that must be frustrating!
    Pear cake look fantastic and I have feeling that it taste delicious! Have a lovely weekend Pola!

  8. Gosh, our comments sound like a broken record, but we also make a similar apple cake! This pear version has sparked our curiosity. Looks delicious, Paola!

  9. Kat says:

    This is a great idea, I’ve had similar cakes with apples but not pears. These types of cakes are my favorite type!

  10. wok with ray says:

    This cake will be perfect for an afternoon tea. Happy New Year to you Pola! 🙂

  11. I love this kind of simple cake, as you know! I make something similar with apples, but these pears look wonderful. Gives me an idea for this weekend…

  12. Angelica says:

    it is simply delicious

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