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Spiced Pear Cake with Walnuts

User Rating 4 Star Rating (3 Reviews)


This pear cake recipe can be baked in a tube cake pan or rectangular baking pan. 


  • 4 cups finely chopped pears
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


In a bowl, mix pears with sugar and nuts; set aside and let stand for 1 hour, stirring frequently. Add dry ingredients to the pears; stir to combine. Add oil, vanilla, and beaten eggs. Stir to blend. Pour batter into a generously greased and floured tube pan. Bake at 350° for 1 hour to 1 hour and 15 minutes,or until a wooden pick or cake tester inserted in center comes out clean. This pear cake can be baked in a 9x13-inch rectangular pan for about 45 to 55 minutes.


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 5 out of 5
PEAR CAKE, Member gtart

This cake is easy to make and delicious. I used a tube pan, using a little oil and flour to coat. Just wondering if it can be frozen.

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