Pear Yogurt Cake

Sweet and Zesty Pear Cake
Sweet and Zesty Pear Cake
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Ingredients

¾ cup Greek yogurt or full-fat plain yogurt
¼ cup Cooking oil
⅔ cup Sugar
2 Large eggs
½ tsp Vanilla extract
1 tsp Lemon zest
1¼ cups All-purpose flour
1¼ tsp Baking powder
¼ tsp Baking soda
¼ tsp Salt
2 Pears medium pears, very ripe, peeled, cored, thinly sliced
1 tsp Cinnamon powder
Powdered sugar for serving

Nutritional information

337
Calories
8.7g
Fat
48mg
Cholesterol
143mg
Sodium
58g
Carbohydrate
8g
Protein
Ingredients

Pear Yogurt Cake

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You deserve another perfect tea time treat and this Pear Yogurt Cake serves right up. Using very little flour considering this is a cake, and Greek or plain yogurt, our recipe turns out moist and dense and packed with pear slices.

I add vanilla extract, lemon zest and cinnamon sprinkles to enhance the flavors of the pear fruits. Baked until golden on top and soft in the center. Serve yours with swirls of fresh cream or ice cream on a hot afternoon! Don’t miss this one!

To make Pear Yogurt Cake, you will need the following ingredients:

Ingridiens for Pear Yogurt Cake

Steps to make Pear Yogurt Cake

1

Preheat oven and prepare baking pan

1

Preheat the oven to 350 °F and line an 8-inch cake pan with some baking parchment paper then generously grease and flour all over.

2

Combine wet ingredients

3

In a large mixing bowl, combine ¾ cup of yogurt, ¼ cup of oil, ⅔ cup of sugar, 2 large eggs, ½ teaspoon of vanilla extract, and 1 teaspoon of lemon zest until smooth.

3

Combine dry ingredients

1

In a separate bowl, sift 1¼ cups of flour, 1¼ teaspoon of baking powder, ¼ teaspoon of baking soda and ¼ teaspoon of salt until well combined.

4

Prepare batter

3

Pour the wet ingredients into the bowl of dry ingredients and mix until fully combined and smooth. Transfer to the prepared baking pan and smooth over the top.

5

Add pear slices

1

Decorate the top of the cake with thinly sliced pears and sprinkle with about 1 teaspoon of cinnamon powder on top.

6

Bake

45

Bake in the preheated oven for about 40-45 minutes until golden on top and a wooden toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

7

Serve

10

Allow to cool for about 10 minutes on a wire rack before dusting with some powdered sugar. Cut, serve and enjoy!

If you’re not a confident baker then this Pear Yogurt Cake is the perfect choice to get you started and get more comfortable in the kitchen. An easy recipe with simple ingredients that is fail proof and ready for you to try. Let us know how you go and use our hashtag #cookmerecipes when you try out our recipes!

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Athina

Perfect pear cake!

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