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Fresh Pear Coffee Cake

  Granulated sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Packed brown sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  All purpose flour 3 Tablespoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2
  Granulated sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), softened
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Dairy sour cream 8 Ounce (1 Carton)
  Peeled chopped pears 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Nonstick spray coating 1

1. For streusel topping, in a small mixing bowl combine the 1/3 cup granulated sugar, 1/4 cup brown sugar, 3 tablespoons flour, and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon. Using a pastry blender, cut in 2 tablespoons butter or margarine till crumbly; set aside. In another bowl combine 1 3/4 cups flour, the baking powder, baking soda, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, and salt.
2. In a large mixing bowl beat together eggs, 3/4 cup granulated sugar, the softened butter or margarine, and vanilla for 2 minutes. Add the flour mixture and sour cream alternately to the beaten mixture, beating till smooth after each addition. Stir in pears.
3 Spray an 11 x 7 x 2-inch baking pan with nonstick spray coating. Spread batter into pan. Sprinkle with streusel topping. Bake coffee cake in a 350° oven for 40 to 45 minutes or till a wooden toothpick inserted near center comes out clean.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
75 Minutes

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Laura.Connelly's picture
havent made it but looks easy and good way to get rid of too many pears. i think it will taste good
Fresh Pear Coffee Cake Recipe