Buttermilk Pear Cake With Rum Soaked Strawberries

Ingredients

4 cups strawberries – quartered
1/2 cup sugar
2 tsps. Rum extract
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1 egg
2 tablespoons butter – melted
1/2 cup buttermilk
3 ripe pears – diced

Preparation

1
Preheat Oven -350 degrees:
2
Combine strawberries with 2 tablespoons sugar and 1 tsp. rum extract and let sit in a container in the refrigerator.
3
Sift flour. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and cinnamon.
4
In a small bowl combine egg, sugar and butter; beat until light and fluffy. Add flour mixture and buttermilk to egg mixture. Stir in pears and rum extract.
5
Pour batter into a buttered baking dish and bake for about 25 minutes or until a knife inserted into the center comes out clean.
6
Top with marinated strawberries.

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About

This is a heavenly, light dessert.

Enjoy with Love,

Catherine

Yield:

8.0

Added:

May 4, 2010

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