Old-Fashioned Pear Cake
 
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Serves: 1 cake
Ingredients
  • 1½ cups vegetable oil
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup pecans, finely chopped
  • 2 cups pears, (recommend canned in heavy syrup, approx 1 ½ cans) chopped and drained (reserve juice)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 eggs
  • Glaze Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1½ cups powdered sugar
  • 3 tablespoons syrup from the pears
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 325
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine oil, sugar, and eggs. Beat until creamy.
  3. In a medium sized mixing bowl, sift together flour, salt, cinnamon, and baking soda.
  4. Stir dry ingredients into creamed mixture until smooth.
  5. Add vanilla. Fold in pears and pecans.
  6. Pour mixture into a well-greased bundt or tube pan.
  7. Bake 1 hour and 15 minutes. A toothpick inserted into the center should come out clean.
  8. Glaze: Blend butter and sugar. Add syrup and stir until well mixed and slightly runny. Drizzle over the cake
Recipe by Amish 365 at https://www.amish365.com/old-fashioned-pear-cake/