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Pear Cake with Sour Cream Topping Recipe

This is a great way to combine bread and fruit for an all-in-one breakfast. The cake is very tasty and the unique topping is simply delicious.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min. YIELD:16 servings


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 can (29 ounces) pear halves, drained
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel


  • 1. Preheat oven to 350°. Cream butter and sugar until fluffy. Add eggs and lemon peel; mix well. In another bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beating well after each addition.
  • 2. Spread batter into a greased 13x9-in. or 3-qt. baking dish. Slice pear halves; arrange slices in rows on top of batter. Mix topping ingredients until smooth; spread over pears. Bake until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, 30-35 minutes. Yield: 16 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 218 calories, 10g fat (6g saturated fat), 66mg cholesterol, 282mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

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Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.