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Pear Cake (Gateau Aux Poires Belle Helene)

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Category: Chocolate, Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 3/4 c Butter or margarine;
  • -softened
  • 2 1/2 c Flour; all-purpose
  • 1 c Sugar
  • 1/2 ts Baking powder
  • 1/2 ts Baking soda
  • 4 Squares baking chocolate;
  • -unsweetened, melted
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 c Milk
  • 1 cn Pear halves; rinsed and
  • -drained
  • 1/3 c Pecan halves


Preheat the oven at 350F.

Using a lectric mixer, cream the butter. Add the flour et sugar et using
low speed mix well, until the mix seems like sand. reserve 1/3 cup of this

Add to the remaining mixture, baking soda, baking powder, chocolate, the
egg and milk. Mix just to insure that everything is mix.

Spread 1/3 of the chocolate mixture into a 9" spring pan, greased. Dispose
onto the mixture the pear in circle, the cut side down. Cover the prears
with the remainder of the chocolate mixtrue. Sprinkle the mixture the 1/3
cup mixture that was reserved and sprinkle over the pecans.

Bake for 70 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the middle come out

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