Soft cake with pears and eau de vie Recipe

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A touch of pear (Poire William) eau de vie highlights the pear flavor in this soft and moist cake.

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Servings: 12


Cost per serving $0.43 view details
  • 2 ripe pears, peeled, cored and quartered
  • 3 tbs of poire (pear) William eau de vie (or brandy of your choice)
  • 1 tbs sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 120 g sugar
  • 140 g flour
  • 1 ½ packet dry yeast
  • 30 g hazelnuts (or walnuts), finely ground
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 200 ml cream


Put the pears in a bowl with poire (pear) William eau de vie and sugar. Set aside.
Meanwhile, beat the eggs with sugar for 2 - 3 minutes. Add flour, dry yeast, ground hazelnuts powder and a pinch of salt. Mix and combine.
Add the cream, mix well to combine the ingredients.
Drain the pears but keep the eau de vie and stir it into the cake dough.
Pour the dough into the round buttered 25 cm springform. Arrange the pear quarters by pressing them slightly into the dough. Bake the cake in the oven at 180°C for about 45 minutes.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 75g
Recipe makes 12 servings
Calories 154  
Calories from Fat 43 28%
Total Fat 4.88g 6%
Saturated Fat 2.34g 9%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 42mg 14%
Sodium 31mg 1%
Potassium 100mg 3%
Total Carbs 25.28g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1.4g 5%
Sugars 13.82g 9%
Protein 3.19g 5%
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