Pear Coffee Cake

Pear Crunch Coffee Cake

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This Pear Crunch Coffee Cake recipe will make sure those pears on your counter don’t go bad. 

I mean, I know we all have good intentions that we are going to eat all the fruit we buy.

Sometimes life has other plans, but you don’t have to toss those pears away. Instead turn them into a delicious treat perfect for your next coffee get together with friends. This recipe isn’t nearly as hard to make as you may think.

Simply follow the easy step by step directions  below.

Upside Pear Crunch Coffee Cake Recipe

Serves: 4 (I think this would easily serve 6-8, 4 would make very generous servings)

Crunch Ingredients

1 ½ C. demerara sugar or brown sugar
1 t. ground cinnamon
¼ t. ground nutmeg
½ t. salt
1 TB. flour
2 TB. butter

Crunch Directions

Work all ingredients together with a spatula or your fingers and set aside.

Coffee Cake Ingredients

2 ea. pears, cored and sliced into 1/2 ” slices with skin on
4 oz. unsalted butter
1 C. sugar
2 ea. large eggs
1 C. sour cream
¼ C. milk
1 t. vanilla extract
1 ½ C. flour
1 ½ t. baking powder
½ t. baking soda
1 t. salt

Coffee Cake Directions

Preheat the oven to 325 degrees convection.

Cream the butter and sugar together with a spatula or in a mixer with paddle attachment.

Add the eggs and combine to emulsify.

Add the sour cream, milk and vanilla extract and stir to combine.

Add dry ingredients just to combine.

Sprinkle half of the Crunch mixture divided between 2 loaf pans.

Divide the pears slices lined down each loaf pan on top of the Crunch layer. Divide Coffee Cake batter over the pears in each pan.

Finally, divide the rest of the Crunch over the batter in each pan. Bake for 30 minutes until cake is set.

To Serve:

Cool completely, this takes awhile, be patient. Then invert cake upside when cool, slice and serve.

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  1. That sounds so good! I am hungry now- I loved the flavor of cooked pear!

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