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Fresh Pear Cake With Blue Cheese

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Ingredients
  Sugar 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Crumbled blue cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs), divided
  Margarine stick 2 Tablespoon, softened
  Skim milk 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Egg whites 2
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄3 Cup (21.33 tbs)
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Vegetable cooking spray 1 Tablespoon
  Peeled thinly sliced pear 2 Cup (32 tbs) (About 3 Medium)
  All purpose flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 3 Tablespoon
Directions

Preheat oven to 350°.
Combine 2/3 cup sugar, 1/2 cup blue cheese, and margarine in a bowl; beat at high speed of an electric mixer until smooth.
Add milk, egg whites, and vanilla; beat well.
Combine 1 1/3 cups flour and baking powder.
Add to cheese mixture, stirring just until moistened.
Spread batter into a 9-inch square baking pan coated with cooking spray.
Arrange pear slices in a single layer in 3 rows on top of batter, pressing pear slices gently into batter.
Combine 1/4 cup flour and 3 tablespoons sugar in a bowl; cut in remaining cheese with a pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse meal.
Sprinkle over pears.
Bake at 350° for 45 minutes or until browned.

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Ingredient: 
Cheese

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