Best pear cake recipes. Moist and tender

  1. Anjou pear cake. This fruity cake is at its best when made with melting, buttery pears.
  2. Cake with pear and chocolate. The cake is lovely and moist due to the added pieces of pear.
  3. Honey pear cake recipe. This Pear Cake is a simple and scrumptious way to make use of delicious pears. This pear cake is easy to make, loaded with whole grains, and refined-sugar free. Everyone adores this for breakfast, snack, or a healthy-ish dessert.
  4. cinnamon pear cake. Moist and tender pear cake made with chunks of fresh pear nestled in a cinnamon-flavored tender cake.
  5. Maple & pear ruffle cake. A grown-up, lightly-spiced sponge that is sandwiched with pears caramelized in maple syrup and topped with meringue buttercream.
  6. This Pear Cake takes minutes to whip up and will feed a crowd!
  7. Pear Tea Cake. This moist, sweet, and sugary pear cake is full of flavor – ideal for taking into work or packing in the school lunchbox.
  8. Upside-Down Pear Cake. During the holiday season, you may feel the pressure to make elaborate sweets and desserts that require rolling pins, cookie cutters, or too much fuss over frosting and decorating. But there are plenty of elegant and delicious desserts that are easy to pull off, and this upside-down pear cake is one of them. The tender, gingery cake is topped off with juicy slices of pear that sit in a gooey caramel glaze that drips down the sides. It’s an easy skillet cake that can be assembled in the 20 minutes it takes for the oven to heat up.
Best pear cake recipes

Best pear cake recipes

Anjou pear cake

Best pear cake recipes . Anjou pear cake


  • 50g butter, melted, plus extra for the tin
  • 500g ripe buttery pears, peeled, cored and roughly chopped
  • juice 1 lemon
  • 1 tbsp poire William liqueur (optional)
  • 75g plain flour
  • 1 heaped tsp baking powder
  • 75g caster sugar
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 tbsp apricot jam, for the glaze
  • icing sugar, for dusting
  • crème fraîche, to serve

Full recipe is here : Anjou pear cake

Cake with pear and chocolate

Best pear cake recipes . Cake with pear and chocolate


  • 125 gr almond flour
  • 150 gr self raising flour
  • 150 gr butter melted or soft
  • 150 gr sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 pears in small pieces
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 pear for the top

Full recipe is here: Cake with pear and chocolate

Honey pear cake recipe

Best pear cake recipes . Honey pear cake recipe


  • 4 large egg whites
  • 1 cup olive oil (I use extra virgin) plus extra for pan*
  • 1 cup pure honey
  • 5 cups freshly diced pears, peeled
  • 3 cups white whole wheat flour, plus extra for pan*
  • 1/2 tsp table salt
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves
  • Optional: Cream Cheese Frosting

Full recipe is here: Honey pear cake recipe

cinnamon pear cake

Best pear cake recipes . cinnamon pear cake


  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 pear cut in roughly chunks
  • 1 1/2 cups cool whip
  • cinnamon for dusting

Full recipe is here: cinnamon pear cake

Maple & pear ruffle cake

Best pear cake recipes . Maple & pear ruffle cake


  • 225g unsalted butter, softened, plus extra for greasing
  • 175g golden caster sugar
  • 175g light brown soft sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 325g plain flour
  • 25g cornflour
  • 1 tbsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp mixed spice
  • 1½ tbsp baking powder
  • 300ml full-fat milk
  • edible gold spray (optional), to decorate
  • For the caramelised pears
  • 4 large conference pears, ripe but firm
  • juice ½ lemon
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • For the meringue buttercream
  • 4 large egg whites
  • 320g light brown soft sugar
  • 480g unsalted butter, softened
  • 6 tbsp maple syrup

Full recipe is here: Maple & pear ruffle cake

Pear Cake

Best pear cake recipes . Pear Cake


  • 4 pears
  • 11/3 cup all purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 5 tablespoons sunflower oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup ricotta or plain yogurt, at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange zest
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 31/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • Powdered sugar

Full recipe is here: Pear Cake

Pear Tea Cake

Best pear cake recipes . Pear Tea Cake


  • 100 g unsalted butter, chopped, at room temperature
  • 1 cup caster sugar
  • 1 tsp finely grated lemon rind
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 eggs
  • 1½ cups self-raising flour
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 large Packham pear 
(220 g), peeled
  • Extra 25 g unsalted butter, melted, for brushing
  • Extra 1 tbsp caster sugar, for sprinkling
  • Whipped cream, to serve

Full recipe is here: Pear Tea Cake

Upside-Down Pear Skillet Cake

Best pear cake recipes . Upside-Down Pear Skillet Cake


  • 1 stick (4 ounces) Country Crock® Unsalted Baking Sticks
  • 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 pound ripe pears (about 2), peeled, cored, and sliced 1/4-inch thick

For the cake:

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup finely ground cornmeal
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 stick (4 ounces) Country Crock® Unsalted Baking Sticks
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup whole or 2% milk

Full recipe is here: Upside-Down Pear Skillet Cake

Best pear cake recipes. Moist and tender

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