Homemade desserts and cakes filled with fresh fruits are a perfect end to any meal or for when you fancy a little treat.
Autumn is the time for pears and what better way to use them than in this beautiful soft pear cake. Delicious served with vanilla ice cream or Crème Fraîche.
4 pears, peeled, cored and cut into ¼ inch slices
4 whole eggs
125g butter melted and cooled
a pinch of salt
2 tsp baking powder
2 tbsp sultana raisins
2 tbsp almond slivers
Lightly butter a baking dish and arrange pears evenly at the bottom. Preheat oven to 180º C.
Pour the batter over the pears, sprinkle with almond slivers and bake for 40 to 45 minutes. Serve warm, with a dust of icing sugar and enjoy!