Pear, Vanilla, and Ginger Cake

LE RICETTE DI MICOL
12Ingredients
85Minutes
1340Calories

Description

Autumn is upon us and that means cooler weather, crisper evenings, and changing leaves. Embrace the new colors and tastes of this season with this recipe for Pear, Vanilla, and Ginger Cake. Moist and airy, each bite of this Pear, Vanilla, and Ginger…

Cake carries a rich vanilla flavor that is complemented by the light spice lended by the addition of ginger. Poached in a marsala wine mixture, the pears are sweet and the entire cake carries their light fruity flavor.

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Ingredients

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  • 8 pears (small)
  • water (1 lt.)
  • 375 grams sugar
  • 5 ounces marsala wine
  • 180 grams butter (at room temperature)
  • 190 grams granulated sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 vanilla bean (or 2 tsp. vanilla extract)
  • 190 grams flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 40 milliliters milk (or soy milk)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
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    Directions

    1. To prepare the pears, place the water, the sugar, and the Marsala wine in a large saucepan, bring the mixture to a boil, stirring until the sugar has dissolved.
    2. Cut off the bottom of each pear so that it can stand on its own and eliminate the seeds.
    3. Place the pears in the saucepan and bring the mixture to a boil.
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    NutritionView More

    1340Calories
    Sodium19% DV460mg
    Fat63% DV41g
    Protein22% DV11g
    Carbs78% DV233g
    Fiber48% DV12g
    Calories1340Calories from Fat370
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat41g63%
    Saturated Fat24g120%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol255mg85%
    Sodium460mg19%
    Potassium610mg17%
    Protein11g22%
    Calories from Fat370
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate233g78%
    Dietary Fiber12g48%
    Sugars178g356%
    Vitamin A30%
    Vitamin C25%
    Calcium15%
    Iron20%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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