Pear cake with dark chocolate is a delicious and fluffy cake, full of fruit and dark chocolate pieces.
Quick and easy to prepare, it will be perfect for breakfast and as a dessert.
Every bite will be a real treat, especially when the dark chocolate piece happens.
The combination of pears and chocolate is really irresistible. I’m crazy about it.
I suggest you to try also this recipe that you can find in my Italian blog: Cocoa cake with caramelized pears/ Torta al cacao con pere caramellate.
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- DifficultyVery easy
- Preparation time20 Minutes
- Cooking time30 Minutes
- Cooking methodOven
Ingredients for an approximately 10×7 inch (25×19 cm) baking dish
How to prepare Pear cake with dark chocolate
Prepare the cake batter
Take the eggs and milk out of the refrigerator an hour before, they must be at room temperature.
Butter and flour a rectangular baking dish of about 10×7 inch (25×19 cm).
Melt the butter and let it cool.
Coarsely chop the dark chocolate and set aside.
Add the flour mix a little at a time, alternating with the milk and warmed butter and continue to whisk.
Finally add the chopped chocolate and the peeled and chopped pears. Mix now with a spatula or wooden spoon.
How to bake pear and chocolate cake
Bake in a preheated static oven at 190°C (370°F) for about 30-40 minutes. But always do the toothpick test: inserted in the center of the cake it should come out dry.
If you have a ventilated oven, bake the bundt cake at 170°C (340°F) for about 30 minutes, testing the cooking with a toothpick.
Cooking times for both types of oven are approximate. In fact, not all ovens cook in the same way so, adjust according to your oven.
How to store Pear cake with dark chocolate
Will keep at room temperature under a cake bell or sealed in an airtight container for 5-6 days.
You can freeze it cut into slices and sealed in freezer bags. When it’s time to eat it, let it thaw at room temperature.
The butter can be replaced with 80 g of seed oil.
Instead of baking soda you can use with 15 g of baking powder.
Dark chocolate can be substituted with milk chocolate or even white chocolate.
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