Cardamom Cake With Pears

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Preparation: about 20 min
Oven temperature: 390° F / 200° C
Baking: about 35 min

What you need for one cake:
one 3 pt. / 1 1/2 litre cake mould
2 ripe pears
1 pt. / 5 dl flour (10,5 oz. / 300 g)
3 teaspoons baking powder
0,2 pt. / 1 dl brown sugar (3 oz. / 85 g)
3 tsp. cardamom beaten small
3,5 oz. / 100 g melted butter or margarine
1 egg
0,4 pt. / 2 dl kefir or sour cream
And if you like:
lemon juice for sprinkling

icing sugar and water for glazing
grated pear to sprinkle on top

[1] Butter and sprinkle a large oblong or round mould. Set the temperature and turn on the oven. Peel and grate the pears.

[2] Add the flour, baking powder, brown sugar and cardamom in a bowl. Add the melted butter/margarine.

[3] Wisk pear pulp and egg. Finally added kefir or sour cream.

[4] Pour the batter into the mould and level the surface with a spatula.

[5] Bake in oven at 390° F / 200° C for about 35 minutes or until it has nice colour and seems done. Try with a test stick or sharp knife.

[6] Loosen cake around the edges. Vault it gently. Let it cool under the mould or under a kitchen towel. You can glaze the cake with icing sugar stirred with a little water and sprinkle raw grated pears on top. Press a little lemon juice on the cake first.

2 thoughts on “Cardamom Cake With Pears

  1. Yuliana says:

    Una mezcla de sabores muy interesantes cardamomo y pera Wisk, yo suelo añadir cardamomo en chocolate, un día de estos voy a probar. ¿Cuanto ml son ((( 0,4 pt. / 2 kéfir)))?
    Un saludo.


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