Posted by AnonymousThis is a recipe of my great-great grandmother's. It is wonderfully sweet and fresh. It's so delicious, it never lasts long!
Fabulously Sweet Pear Cake
- 4 fresh pears 1 cup white sugar 1 cup packed brown sugar 1 cup chopped pecans 1 cup vegetable oil 2 eggs 3 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 Peel and slice pears thin. Mix sliced pears with white sugar, brown sugar, and nuts and let sit for one hour. After sitting puree pear mixture in a blender.
2 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour one 13x9 inch pan.
3 By hand stir in until just blended; the flour, salt, and baking soda. Add dry ingredients to pear mixture and add oil, vanilla and eggs. Pour batter into prepared pan.
4 Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 1 hour and 15 minutes.