What’s Hot: Gluten-Free Winter Pear Cake

December 12, 2013

Winter-spiced, gluten-free pear cake is another great anytime recipe. Fresh market pears offer a soft but stable texture in a dense cake spiced with warm winter comforts: cardamom, cinnamon, pumpkin spice and a dash of maple syrup.

Winter Spiced Pear Cake (Gluten Free!)
Submitted by The Delectable Life

Spiced sugar
1/4 cup sucanat
1/2 teaspoons ground cardamom
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon pumpkin spice blend

1 stick (8 tbsp) local, unsalted butter at room temp
spiced sugar (see recipe above)
2 tbsp maple syrup
2 large eggs
1/2 cup coconut flour
1/2 cup arrowroot flour
1/2 cup almond flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 large pinches of fine sea salt
1/4 cup full fat coconut cream
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
3 medium ripe but firm pears
2 sprinkles of lemon juice

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