This 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

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

    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 13×9 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.


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