Chocolate pear cake

tips-1)For an interesting variation,use apple in place of pears omit the cocoa and add 1 tsp.cinnamon to the batter before pouring into pan.

Yield: 1 serving
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  • 3/4 cup(s) butter
  • 3/4 cup(s) sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/4 cup(s) cocoa
  • 1 tablespoon(s) vanilla extract
  • 1 cup(s) all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 2 pears (peeled,cored and slized)
  • powdered sugar
  • 4 pears slices (for garnish)


  1. 1)Cream butter with sugar until well blended.2)Add eggs and beat until light fluffy.3)Stir in cocoa,vanilla,flour and salt,mixing well.4)Spread into buttered and floured 11-inch round shallow pan or tart pan with a removable bottom.5)Batter should be no more then 1/2-inch deep.6)Amange pears over batter pressing slices into batter to create an attractive over all patten.7)Bake at 375`f for 30 to 35 minutes.8)Or until cake is firm when touched.9)Cool, dust with powdered sugar.10)Remove sides of pan when ready to serve.11)Garnish with fresh pear slices.
March 2013

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