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Super Easy Quick and Pleasing Pear Cake

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“This was something I came up one day when I was called at the last minute and asked to bring a pear cake to a function that night. It uses canned pears instead of fresh and a cake mix.”
1hr 15mins

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (15 ounce) can pears in light syrup (reserve juice)
  • 1 (18 ounce) white cake mix
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 egg


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Prepare bundt pan (10 inch) by spraying with non-stick spray and flouring.
  3. Drain pears and reserve liquid. Chop pears.
  4. Place the pears and their juice in a large mixing bowl.
  5. To the pears, add the cake mix, egg whites and egg.
  6. Beat on low for about 1 minute, then on high for 4 minutes.
  7. Pour batter into prepared bundt pan.
  8. Bake for 50-55 minutes or until middle is done.
  9. Cool in pan for 10 minutes, then remove cake to serving plate.
  10. When cake is completely cool, lightly dust with confectioner's sugar, if desired.

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