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“Desserts from the Famous Loveless Cafe”
2hrs 15mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°; grease and flour a 10-inch round cake pan.
  2. Peel and core the pears and cut them into 1/2-inch dice; measure out 1 1/2 cups for this recipe.
  3. Place the oil, sugar, and eggs in a bowl; whisk until smooth.
  4. Sift the flour, baking soda, 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon, and ginger over the egg mixture.
  5. Fold a few times by hand with a rubber spatula.
  6. Toss the pears evenly over the mixture and gold together to mix evenly.
  7. Scrape the batter into the prepared pan.
  8. In a small bowl, rub walnuts, brown sugar, and remaining 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon together until evenly mixed.
  9. Sprinkle over the top of the batter.
  10. Bake for 55-60 minutes, until a pick comes out clean.
  11. Let cool in the pan for 15 minutes.
  12. Carefully invert the cake onto a plate to unmold; place a small wire rack on top of the cake and invert again right side up.
  13. Let the cake cool for about 15 minutes.
  14. Serve warm or at room temperature.

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