Cinnamon Pear Cake With Caramel Coffee Sauce Recipe

The cinnamon pear cake with caramel coffee sauce is a fruity and delectable cake baked with bartlett pears. Baked with a batter of flour, eggs, sugar flavored with vanilla and spices, the pear cake is served with a topping of the cooked caramel and coffee sauce.

Summary

Health IndexJust EnjoyServings12
CuisineCourse
Dish

Ingredients

 All purpose flour1 Cup (16 tbs) (250 Milliliter)
 Whole wheat flour1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (125 Milliliter)
 Baking soda1 Teaspoon (5 Milliliter)
 Cinnamon2 Teaspoon (10 Milliliter)
 Nutmeg1⁄4 Teaspoon (1 Milliliter)
 Cardamom1⁄4 Teaspoon (1 Milliliter)
 Soft margarine1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs) (75 Milliliter)
 Granulated sugar1 Cup (16 tbs) (250 Milliliter)
 Eggs2
 Vanilla5 Milliliter (1 Teaspoon)
 Pears3 , peeled, seeded and diced (Preferably Bartlett)
 Cold water50 Milliliter (0.25 Cup)
 Coffee175 Milliliter (0.75 Cup)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 203 Calories from Fat 54

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g9.2%

Saturated Fat 1 g5.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 35.2 mg

Sodium 170.2 mg7.1%

Total Carbohydrates 35 g11.8%

Dietary Fiber 2.6 g10.4%

Sugars 20.5 g

Protein 3 g6.2%

Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 2.7%

Calcium 2% Iron 5.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

In bowl, combine flours, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and cardamom.
In separate large bowl, cream margarine until light.
Beat in sugar gradually.
Add eggs, beating batter well after each addition.
Add vanilla.
Stir dry ingredients into large bowl of batter, mixing just until combined.
Quickly stir in pears.
Transfer batter to oiled 9-inch/2.5 L square baking dish.
Bake in preheated 350°F/180°C oven for 40 to 45 minutes, or until cake comes away from sides of pan and centre springs back when lightly pressed.
Cool for at least 15 minutes before serving.
Meanwhile, to make sauce, combine sugar and cold water in saucepan.
Bring to boil, stirring, until sugar dissolves.
Brush down any sugar crystals clinging to sides of pan with pastry brush dipped in cold water.
Stop stirring but watch carefully.
Allow sugar to boil and bubble until it turns golden, about 5 minutes.
Remove pan from heat.
Stand back and carefully add coffee.
Stir to combine.
If mixture seems lumpy, return to heat until it melts down a minute or two.
Serve cake with sauce drizzled over top.
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