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Pear Torta

Italian Pear Cake
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Course: Cake
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: pear cake, pear torta

Ingredients

  • 4 pears peeled, sliced thinly
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cardamom
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter melted
  • 12 cloves optional
  • 1 tablespoon raw sugar for dusting

Instructions

  • Butter baking pan.
  • Preheat oven at 350 Degrees F. (180 C.)
  • Prepare sliced pears. Squeeze half lemon juice over pears. Set Aside.
  • Beat together eggs and milk.
  • Add flour, baking powder, cardamom, salt.
  • Add in melted butter. Mix thoroughly.
  • Pour batter in pan. Add pears. Arrange cloves. Dust with sugar.
  • Bake for 50 minutes. Remove cloves. Squeeze fresh lemon juice over tart.