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Fresh Pear Cake

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Ingredients
  Flour 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Bartlett pears 4 Medium (Ripe And Firm Bartlett Pears)
  Eggs 2 Large
  Instant coffee 1 Teaspoon
  Hot water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
Directions

Sift together the flour, baking soda and salt.
Core pears, but do not peal; chop fairly fine, there should be three cups.
In a medium bowl cream the butter and sugar; beat in the eggs until blended.
Stir in the flour mixture, in several additions, alternately with the coffee just until smooth; fold in the pears.
Turn into a buttered 13"x9"x2" baking pan; sprinkle batter with Streusel Topping.
Bake in a preheated 350c oven for 45-50 minutes or until cake test done.
Place on a wire rack to cool.
When still slightly warm, cut into squares and remove with a wide spatula; serve at once topped with whipped cream.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Servings: 
12

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