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emergency blueberry pear cake

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Serves 8

great cake for unexpected guests

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  • 130g butter, at room temp
  • 130g caster sugar
  • 2 eggs, at room temp
  • 130g all-purpose plain flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 250g blueberries
  • 2 ripe pears


    1. Preheat the oven to 190°C.
    2. Cream the butter and sugar together. Beat the eggs lightly with a fork, and gradually mix them in with the butter and sugar.
    3. Sift the flour and baking powder into that bowl and fold in carefully.
    4. Peel and cube the pears, and mix with the blueberries. Put these on top of the cake mixture, and sprinkle a little more sugar on top.
    5. Bake for 1 hour, until a skewer comes out clean, leave in the tin for 10 minutes, and then cool on a rack.

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goosegirl123's picture
26th May, 2012
Hi I'd like to try this but no ingredients are showing on my computer
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