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Pear Almond Streusel Cake

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Ingredients
For cake
  Margarine/Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Eggs 3
  All purpose flour/Unbleached flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (Pillsbury)
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Firm ripe pears 3 Medium, peeled, cut into 8 slices each
For topping
  All purpose flour/Unbleached flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Pillsbury)
  Almonds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), finely chopped
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Margarine/Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), softened
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Heat oven to 375°F.
Grease and flour 10-inch tart pan or springform pan.
In large bowl, beat margarine and sugar until light and fluffy.
Add vanilla and eggs; beat well.
Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off.
In small bowl, combine 1 cup flour, baking powder and salt.
Add to egg mixture; stir until smooth.
Pour into greased and floured pan.
Press pear slices, cut side down, into dough.
In medium bowl, combine all topping ingredients; mix until crumbly.
Sprinkle evenly over batter.
Bake at 375°F for 35 to 50 minutes or until center of cake springs back when lightly touched.
Cool 15 minutes; remove from pan.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
German
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Ingredient: 
Almond

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