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Country Pear-Pecan Snack Cake

Country Pear-Pecan Snack Cake
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 9

This nutty, streusel-topped cake is packed with the sweetness of pears and a hint of ginger. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

Streusel

1/3
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/3
cup chopped pecans
2
tablespoons packed brown sugar
2
tablespoons butter, melted

Cake

1 3/4
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/2
cup granulated sugar
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
1
teaspoon baking soda
1
teaspoon ground ginger
1/2
teaspoon salt
2/3
cup vegetable oil
1/3
cup buttermilk
2
eggs
1 1/2
cups diced peeled pears (about 2 medium)

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Spray bottom of 8- or 9-inch square pan with cooking spray. In small bowl, mix all streusel ingredients; set aside.
  • 2
    In large bowl, mix 1 3/4 cups flour, granulated sugar, 1/2 cup brown sugar, baking soda, ginger and salt with spoon. Add oil, buttermilk and eggs; mix with spoon until blended. Stir in pears. Spread batter in pan; sprinkle with streusel.
  • 3
    Bake 45 to 55 minutes or until deep golden brown and set on top. Cool 15 minutes. Serve warm or cool.

Expert Tips

  • Use any firm, ripe pear. Bartlett, Bosc or Anjou all work well.
  • A dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of coffee ice cream is a delicious accompaniment to this cake.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
450
Calories from Fat
210
% Daily Value
Total Fat
23g
35%
Saturated Fat
5g
24%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
50mg
16%
Sodium
320mg
13%
Potassium
150mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
56g
19%
Dietary Fiber
2g
10%
Sugars
31g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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