Friday, 20 February 2015

Pear and Ginger Glaze Cake Recipe || Foodie Friday

Pear and Ginger Cake, Pear and Ginger Glaze Cake, Easy, Baking, Cake, Recipe, Ingredients:

  • 200g margarine, plus extra for greasing (or butter)
  • 100g white sugar
  • 100g soft brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 200g plain flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 tsp ground ginger
  • 2 ripe pears, peeled, cored and roughly chopped (1 ripe Pear and 1 Apple works too, if you run out of pears)

Glaze ingredients:

  • 1 ripe pear
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp white sugar
  • 1 tsp marmalade 
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  1. Heat oven to 160C/140C fan/gas 3. Grease the base and sides of a 24cm cake pan.
  2. Beat the margarine and sugars together until smooth, then gradually stir in the eggs and vanilla extract. 
  3. Fold the flour, baking powder and a pinch of salt into the mix, then quickly stir through the ground ginger and pears. 
  4. Pour the mixture into the cake pan, smooth the surface, then bake for 55 minutes or until a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean. Allow to cool in the tin.
  5. To make the glaze, blend ripe pear, sugar and marmalade until smooth. Gently heat mixture in small saucepan. Poke the surface of the loaf all over with a skewer, then pour on the glaze. Serve warm with cream, or allow to cool completely.
Pear and Ginger Cake, Pear and Ginger Glaze Cake, Easy, Baking, Cake, Recipe, Erins Ever After



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