Pear-Cranberry Coffee Cake Recipe
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Pear-Cranberry Coffee Cake Recipe

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"My daughter and I enjoy this tender cake for brunch on the Saturday mornings we spend at home," writes Patricia Clack of Lake Forest, California. A delightful hint of orange from the quick bread mix blends the other fruit flavors and is simple treat.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES:9 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES: 9 servings


  • 1 package (15.6 ounces) cranberry-orange quick bread mix
  • 1 can (15 ounces) sliced pears, drained and halved
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted


  1. Prepare bread mix according to package directions; pour batter into a greased 9-in. square baking pan. Sprinkle pears with lemon juice; arrange over batter.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the flour, sugar and cinnamon; stir in butter until crumbly. Sprinkle over pears.
  3. Bake at 375° for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Yield: 9 servings.
Originally published as Pear-Cranberry Coffee Cake in Quick Cooking November/December 2001

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Sprowl User ID: 29186 38988
Reviewed Sep. 21, 2012

"Yummy! And so easy. Will make again and again."

laswd User ID: 1748917 32445
Reviewed Sep. 10, 2010

"Doubled the recipe, including the topping, and used 3 pkgs. Mixed Berry Muffin mix - delicious!"

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