Pear Chocolate Cake

pear chocolate cake

Weekend time…it’s time to bake a cake :-). This autumn is pear season, at the moment there’s a lot of type of pear. I’ve made this pear chocolate cake quite often for coffee time. It’s fruity from the pear fruit and sweety from the chocolate. Have a nice try and have a nice weekend.

chocolate pear cake

Pear Chocolate Cake

Ingredients:

  • 2-3 pears, peeled, sliced
  • 1/2 lemon, press the juice
  • 1 banana, mashed
  • 3 eggs
  • 200g butter
  • 100g coconut sugar
  • 50g white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 tablespoons milk
  • 1 cup (250g) flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips
  • sprinkle topping: 1 tablespoon sugar + pinch of vanilla powder

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C.
  2. Prepare round baking pan underlined with parchment paper.
  3. Place sliced pears on a plate, pour the lemon juice over the pear.
  4. Mix the dry ingredients; flour, baking powder, cocoa powder and salt.
  5. Beat the butter, coconut sugar, white sugar and vanilla until creamy. Add the eggs one at a time. Add mashed banana and milk. Continue mixing and add slowly the dry ingredient mixture, mix until combined.
  6. Add chocolate chips and stir with spatula.
  7. Pour the dough into prepared baking pan, arrange the sliced pear on top, sprinkle with vanilla sugar.
  8. Bake for about 30-40 minutes.
  9. Allow the cake to cool completely.
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