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Fresh pear cake

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.

Fresh pear cake


  • Preheat the oven to 200ο C (390ο F) set to fan. 
  • Butter and flour a 13x25 cm loaf tin and set aside.
  • In a bowl, mix the butter and the sugar with a hand whisk.
  • Add the eggs one by one, waiting for each one to be incorporated before adding the next, while whisking at the same time. 
  • Then, add the buttermilk and the orange juice into the bowl. 
  • Peel the pears, core them, and then cut them into 0,5 cm cubes. 
  • In a bowl add the pears, the flour, the maize flour, the baking powder, and mix.
  • Pour the pear mixture into the bowl with the rest of the ingredients and mix with a spatula, until there is a uniform mixture. 
  • Pour the mixture into the loaf tin and bake for 30 minutes. 
  • Remove the loaf tin from the oven and set it onto a rack for 30 minutes, until it cools down. 
  • Take the cake out of the loaf tin and let it cool completely. 
  • Dust with the icing sugar and serve with milk. 
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
14 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
17 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
34 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
14 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
22 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
10 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
9 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
10 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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