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This delicious apple and pear cake recipe (receita de bolo de maçã e pera) is simple and quick to make.
Preparation time:
15 min
Cooking Time:
35 min
Ready In:
50 min
Level of Difficulty:

Apple & Pear Cake Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Apple & Pear Cake Recipe

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Posted in: Cake Recipes
Tue, Dec 17, 2019, 02:29
3 out of 5 with 78 ratings
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4 apples4 ripe pears2 eggs1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons of milk (100 ml)1/2 cup of flour1/4 cup of brown sugar1/4 cup of melted butter1 tablespoon of baking powderVanilla extract (to taste)1 pinch of salt
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    1. Preheat the oven to 200ºC or 400ºF.
    2. In a bowl mix the flour, baking powder and salt and put aside.
    3. Beat the eggs with the sugar, add the butter, milk, vanilla extract, finally the flour and stir well.
    4. Divide the batter into two bowls.
    5. Peel, cut in half and pit the apples and pears, then puree each and set them aside individually.
    6. Place the apples immediately in one of the bowls with the batter and mix well.
    7. Then place the pears in the other bowl with batter.
    8. Grease a rectangular loaf shaped pan and sprinkle it with flour.
    9. First place the batter with the apples into the pan, then on top, put the batter with the pears and even it out.
    10. Bake for 35 minutes.
    11. Unmold only after cooling slightly.
    Recipe & Photo Credit: receitasdeportugal.com


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