Buttermilk Pear Cake with Rum Soaked Strawberries Recipe

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Adapted from: Weight Watchers Annual Recipes for Success 2009.

This is a heavenly, light dessert.

Enjoy with Love,


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Servings: 8


Cost per serving $1.15 view details


  1. Preheat Oven -350 degrees:
  2. Combine strawberries with 2 tablespoons sugar and 1 tsp. rum extract and let sit in a container in the refrigerator.
  3. Sift flour. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and cinnamon.
  4. In a small bowl combine egg, sugar and butter; beat until light and fluffy. Add flour mixture and buttermilk to egg mixture. Stir in pears and rum extract.
  5. Pour batter into a buttered baking dish and bake for about 25 minutes or until a knife inserted into the center comes out clean.
  6. Top with marinated strawberries.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 185g
Recipe makes 8 servings
Calories 203  
Calories from Fat 35 17%
Total Fat 4.0g 5%
Saturated Fat 2.12g 8%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 32mg 11%
Sodium 282mg 12%
Potassium 230mg 7%
Total Carbs 40.1g 11%
Dietary Fiber 3.8g 13%
Sugars 22.69g 15%
Protein 3.56g 6%
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  • Claudia lamascolo
    This sounds wonderful I cant wait to try this....just got some fresh strawberrie....
    • kathy gori
      looks like a winner to me. Think I'll give this a whirl.
      • Foodessa
        I have great amber Rum...got the pears too...just waiting for some great fresh strawberries to grace my table ;0)
        Thanks for sharing such an appetizing dessert.
        Flavourful wishes, Claudia


        • judee
          May 5, 2011
          I can't wait to try this !.Strawberries, pears and rum ! It looks amazing!

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