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Apple Pear Coffee Cake Recipe

Apple Pear Coffee Cake Recipe

A friend gave me this recipe to make for a breakfast I was hosting. The pan was empty before the breakfast was over! It's one of my most-requested recipes, probably because it's a bit different. -Joanne Hoschette, Paxton, Massachusetts
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min. YIELD:12-15 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 1-1/4 cups chopped peeled apples
  • 1/2 cup chopped peeled pear
  • TOPPING:
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons cold butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with sour cream. Fold in apples and pear. Pour into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish.
  • 2. In a small bowl, combine brown sugar and cinnamon. Cut in butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in pecans. Sprinkle over batter.
  • 3. Bake at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Yield: 12-15 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 313 calories, 14 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 59 mg cholesterol, 342 mg sodium, 44 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.