Peach and Pear Cake

It is that time of the year when peaches are everywhere…. we love them but sometimes we don’t eat them quick enough! I’ve baked this cake several times and it always delivers. It is very versatile and could be adapted to use other fruits. I’ve made it with peaches only (6). Hope you like it!

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Ingredients:

  • 3 eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1 cup/ 200g caster sugar
  • 1/2 cup/125ml vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup/ 125ml apple sauce
  • 1 cup/ 110g flour
  • 1 cup/ 110g Wholewheat flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate soda
  • 4 peaches and 2 small pears, peeled and diced

Preparation:

  • Preheat oven to 190C/ 170 fan/ Gas 5. Grease and flour a 28cm/ 11″ ring tube springform pan
  • In large bowl, combine the eggs, sugar, oil, flour, salt, cinnamon, bicarbonate soda and fruit. Mix thoroughly by hand
  • Pour into the prepared pan (I sprinkled some sugar drops) and bake for 35 to 40mn, until a skewer comes out clean
  • Cool in the pan for 10mn before transferring onto a baking tray

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