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Chocolate and 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.

Chocolate and pear cake


  • Place a bowl over a pot with simmering water to create a bain-marie. Add the butter and the chocolate into pieces and let them melt until homogenized. Attention, you should be careful to not burn the mixture.
  • In a mixer’s bowl add the eggs, the sugar, and beat with the whisk attachment at high speed, for 2-3 minutes, until fluffy.
  • Transfer the mixture from the bain-marie to the mixer’s bowl and add the flour, the vanilla extract, and the salt. Beat for a few seconds.
  • Remove the bowl from the mixer and mix with a silicone spatula to scrape the sides of the bowl well. 
  • Transfer the mixture to a 10x35 cm loaf tin that is buttered and dusted with cocoa powder, and set it aside.
  • Peel the pears, core them, and then cut them into small pieces. Put them in a bowl and add the cinnamon and the ginger. Spread them over the cake and set aside.

For the crumble

  • Preheat the oven to 180ο C (350ο F) set to fan.
  • In a bowl add the sugar, the flour, the crushed hazelnuts, the butter, and mix well with a spoon until the ingredients are homogenized.
  • Spread the crumble with your hands on top of the pears and bake the cake for 60 minutes.
  • Let it cool and serve.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
24 %


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)
46 %

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)
90 %

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)
15 %


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)
30 %


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)
15 %


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)
13 %


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)
3 %


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.

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

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