Pear Cranberry Cake Recipe

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Pear Cranberry Cake
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  1. Make cake: Preheat oven to 350°F with rack in middle. Butter cake pan.
  2. Whisk together flour, baking powder, salt, and spices.
  3. Beat together sugar, oil, eggs, and vanilla with an electric mixer until combined well.
  4. At low speed, mix in pears and cranberries, then mix in flour mixture until incorporated.
  5. Spoon batter into pan.
  6. Bake until a wooden pick inserted into center of cake comes out clean, 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 hours.
  7. Cool in pan 30 minutes, then turn out onto a rack and cool completely.
  8. Make glaze: Bring cream, brown sugar, corn syrup, vanilla, cinnamon sticks, and a pinch of salt to a boil in a small heavy saucepan, stirring occasionally, then simmer until slightly thickened, about 10 minutes.
  9. Cool glaze 5 minutes. Discard cinnamon sticks, then pour glaze over cake, letting some drip down sides.
  10. Cooks' notes: •Cake, without glaze, can be made 1 day ahead and kept at room temperature. •Cake can be glazed 3 hours ahead.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 842.53 Kcal (3528 kJ)
Calories from fat 383.8 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 42.64g 66%
Cholesterol 113.55mg 38%
Sodium 342.18mg 14%
Potassium 325.15mg 7%
Total Carbs 110.82g 37%
Sugars 56.88g 228%
Dietary Fiber 3.72g 15%
Protein 8.78g 18%
Vitamin C 19.9mg 33%
Iron 1.3mg 7%
Calcium 142.8mg 14%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 289.97 Kcal (1214 kJ)
Calories from fat 132.09 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14.68g 66%
Cholesterol 39.08mg 38%
Sodium 117.77mg 14%
Potassium 111.91mg 7%
Total Carbs 38.14g 37%
Sugars 19.57g 228%
Dietary Fiber 1.28g 15%
Protein 3.02g 18%
Vitamin C 6.9mg 33%
Iron 0.4mg 7%
Calcium 49.1mg 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 19.7
  • 24

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

Bad Points

  • High in Sugar

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