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Old-Fashioned Pear Cake Recipe
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Old-Fashioned Pear Cake Recipe

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Old-fashioned pear spice cake is a wonderful ending to a meal. It's not too heavy or rich, but the moist treat is brimming with flavor.—Audrey Golden, Cary, North Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling
MAKES: 16 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cup (6 ounces) fat-free plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 4 egg whites
  • 1 egg
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 2 cups chopped peeled fresh pears
  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 teaspoon confectioners' sugar

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 264 calories, 9 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 13 mg cholesterol, 291 mg sodium, 42 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.

Directions

  1. Coat a 10-in. fluted tube pan with cooking spray and sprinkle with flour. In a large bowl, beat the sugar, yogurt, oil, egg whites and egg until well blended. Combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, nutmeg and cloves; gradually beat into yogurt mixture until blended. Stir in pears and pecans.
  2. Transfer to prepared pan. Bake at 350° for 45-55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely. Dust with confectioner's sugar. Yield: 16 servings.
Originally published as Fresh Pear Cake in Taste of Home Christmas Annual Annual 2011, p87

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 264 calories, 9 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 13 mg cholesterol, 291 mg sodium, 42 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.

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