Baked Pear Batter Cake

Author: Canadian Living

The custard puffs up around the pears as this cosy dessert bakes. A hint of maple syrup makes it special.

  • Portion size 6 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: November 2009

Ingredients

  • 4 bartlett pears
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup 2% reduced fat milk
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons salted butter diced
  • 1 tablespoon icing sugar

Method

Peel and core pears; cut into wedges. In bowl, toss pears with lemon juice. Arrange in greased 11- x 7-inch (2 L) glass baking dish; set aside.

In large bowl, whisk flour with sugar. Whisk together milk, eggs, maple syrup and vanilla; whisk into flour mixture. Pour over pears; dot with butter.

Bake in 375°F (190°C) oven until pears are tender and custard is puffed, set and golden, about 45 minutes.

Sprinkle with icing sugar; broil until bubbly and glazed, about 1 minute. Let cool on rack for 15 minutes before serving.

Nutritional facts Per each of 6 servings: about

  • Sodium 96 mg
  • Protein 8 g
  • Calories 315.0
  • Total fat 9 g
  • Potassium 288 mg
  • Cholesterol 139 mg
  • Saturated fat 4 g
  • Total carbohydrate 53 g

%RDI

  • Iron 9.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 24.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 10.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 11.0
  • Vitamin C 8.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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