Pear-Lemon Cake with Raspberry Drizzle

This recipe works for: Dessert

Serving Size: 8
Ingredients:
  • 1 can (15 ounces) Canned Northwest Pear Slices, drained, reserve liquid
  • 1/3 cup Honey
  • 1 Egg
  • 2 tablespoons Lemon juice, fresh
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon peel, freshly grated
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla
  • 2 cups Buttermilk baking mix
  • 1/4 cup Butter or margarine, melted
  • As needed Raspberry jam, seedless
  • As needed Raspberries, fresh (for garnish)
  • As needed Mint leaves, fresh (for garnish)

Directions:

1.    Drain pears, reserving 1/2 cup liquid in large bowl; set pears aside.

2.    Add honey, egg, lemon juice, lemon peel and vanilla to liquid in bowl. Beat until well blended.

3.    Stir in baking mix, mixing until just combined.

4.    Stir in butter or margarine; mix until combined.

5.    Pour batter into greased and floured 9” or 8” square baking pan. Arrange pear slices evenly over batter in pan.

6.    Bake at 350ºF for 30 – 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool on wire rack.

7.    To Serve: Drizzle with warm raspberry jam. Garnish with fresh raspberries and mint leaves, if desired. Cut cake into 8 equal portions.

Recipe Source: Pacific Northwest Canned Pearshttp://www.eatcannedpears.com/

Did You Know?

Canned fruits and tomatoes are packed within just a few hours of being harvested at the peak of ripeness.