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Pear, almond and chocolate cake ( Gluten free)



8 slice(s)

Dry ingredients

  • 340 grams almonds, raw
  • 200 grams sugar eg coconut
  • 60 grams coconut, dessicated
  • half portion whole nutmeg

Wet ingredients

  • 200 grams butter, from fridge
  • 4 eggs, free range
  • 50 grams Maple Syrup, pure
  • 2 level teaspoons vanilla extract, natural

Centre and decoration

  • 2 firm, ripe pears, Packenham
  • 100 grams chocolate buttons, dark

Recipe's preparation

  1. 1. Preheat oven 170 degrees celsius

    2. 200 gm butter, 60 degrees, 3 1/2 mins (set aside to room temperature), clean thermomix bowl

    3. weigh 100 gm choc buttons, set aside

    4. Line medium round cake tin

  2. Dry ingredients
  3. 1. Half nutmeg, 8 sec, speed 9

    2. Add 200 gm sugar, 3 sec, speed 9

    3. Add 340 gm almonds, 8 sec, spped 9

    4. Add 60 gm dessicated coconut

    5. Set aside these dry ingredients

  4. Wet ingredients
  5. 1. Insert butterfly

    2. Add all wet ingredients ( including room tempreature butter), 1 min, speed 2

    3. Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients, 2 mins, Counter-clockwise operation (to combine ingredients)

  6. Complete and decorate
  7. 1. Pour half mixture into cake tin

    2. Place pear slices (keep aside 6 slices for decoration) on top, in circular fashion

    3. Sprinkle 75 gm choc buttons over mixture in  cake tin

    4. Add remainder mixture to  cake tin

     5. Decorate the top with remaining 6 pear slices, and 25 gm choc buttons






  8. Bake
  9. 1. Place in pre- heated oven 1 hour and 15 mins

    2. Enjoy this moist cake !


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  • Really nice recipe. Next time I will try reducing...

    Submitted by Jeanette_73 on 13. August 2017 - 16:58.

    Really nice recipe. Next time I will try reducing butter just found it too moist but a hit in the family. Thank you 😊

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  • Really tasty, thanks. Mine

    Submitted by Tara Boffey on 26. June 2015 - 10:09.

    Really tasty, thanks. Mine needed a lower temp when cooking though and for a little longer as mine burnt on outside and wasnt cooked in the middle. Also next time I need to blend the almonds for longer as the texture was a bit bitsy. I also just used ground nutmeg and it tasted perfect thanks.

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  • The photo doesn't do this

    Submitted by Laws75 on 15. September 2014 - 15:06.

    The photo doesn't do this cake justice.  This cake is brilliant!  Love, love, love it!  Thanks for sharing it

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  • Yes, one (or two ! ) slices a

    Submitted by HW on 3. July 2014 - 23:00.

    Yes, one (or two ! ) slices a serve is fine! This cake may be sliced and portions frozen for future decadence !

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  •  This cake is decadent!

    Submitted by rayton on 30. June 2014 - 22:40.

     This cake is decadent!

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    Submitted by Vicki_B on 26. June 2014 - 14:37.


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