Cocoa pear cake

Slice of cocoa pear cake on a plate

The version of this cocoa cake aromatized with pear is delicious. It’s a different cake by appearance but very easy to prepare. The fusion of these two flavors is quite smooth, fresh and very pleasant.

Cocoa pear cake on a rectangular platter

The way to prepare this cake is equal to many of the cakes recipes that we have on our website, the only difference is the pear topping that gives the cake a different twist. Simple and delicious is what we all want. Bon appetit!!!

MAIN INGREDIENTS OF THIS RECIPE:

- Cocoa powder, pear, flour, light brown sugar, eggs

HOW TO MAKE COCOA PEAR CAKE:

Beat for 1 to 2 minutes the brown sugar and the softened butter. Add the eggs, the vanilla extract and beat until a quite creamy mixture. Add the flour, cocoa powder and the baking powder and beat until obtain a consistent dough.Cocoa cake dough on a large glass bowl Add to the dough two peeled pears cut into small pieces and fold with a spatula.Cocoa pear cake dough on a large glass bowlCocoa pear cake dough on a large glass bowl Pour the dough into the prepared tin and, on top, the remaining sliced pear. Sprinkle with a tablespoon light brown sugarCocoa pear cake dough on a loaf tin and bake for about 35 to 40 minutes.Cocoa pear cake on a loaf tin Turn off the oven and unmold the cake onto a rectangular platter. Let cool to room temperature and serve.

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Servings:: 12 slices
Prep Time: 20 m
Cook Time: 35 m
Total Time: 55 m
Ingredients: brown sugar, butter, cocoa powder, eggs, flour, pear, vanilla extract
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(3 votes, 4.67 out of 5)

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 125 grams (1/2 cup) softened unsalted butter
  • 3 pears
  • 3 medium eggs
  • 150 grams (1 cup) all-purpose flour
  • 150 grams (about 1 cup) light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon light brown sugar

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF). Grease a loaf tin (24 x 10 centimeters with 7 centimeters high (9 1/2 x 4-inch with 2 3/4-inch-high)) with margarine or butter and dust with cocoa powder.
  2. In an electric mixer, beat on medium speed for 1 to 2 minutes the brown sugar and the softened butter. Add the eggs, the vanilla extract and beat until a quite creamy mixture. Add the flour, cocoa powder and the baking powder and beat until obtain a consistent dough. Add to the dough two peeled pears cut into small pieces and fold with a spatula.
  3. Pour the dough into the prepared tin and, on top, the remaining sliced pear. Sprinkle with a tablespoon light brown sugar and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 35 to 40 minutes (the time depends on the oven).
  4. Turn off the oven and unmold the cake onto a rectangular platter. Let cool to room temperature and serve.
Cocoa pear cake
Nutrition facts
Serves 12 slices
Per Serving:
% DAILY VALUE
Calories 223
Total Fat 10 g(13%)
Saturated Fat 6 g(29%)
Cholesterol 63 mg(21%)
Sodium 81 mg(4%)
Total Carbohydrate 32 g(12%)
Protein 3 g
 

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