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Gluten free Pear and almond cake.🍐

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Good morning folks,

This is an alternative to a traditional Christmas cake I know it’s not a partridge in a pear tree but it’s a nice alternative without sugar icing. I bought some dried pears and made a cake with them and almonds and it turned out a treat. I made it yesterday afternoon and was glad that I did.

Here’s the recipe:

175g plain gf flour 50g ground almonds 2 teaspoons baking powder 175g butter 160g brown sugar 3 eggs 125g dried pears soaked in boiling water to soften.

I kept 3 slices of pear and used flaked almonds to sprinkle on top

Mixed everything in my food processor spread into a greased loaf tin and baked for approx 45 mins 170C.

Stay safe and well and enjoy your day now folks. 🌈😊

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Hi Hidden,This sounds and looks fantastic! I will definitely try this for the holidays. Thank you for posting the recipe for everyone.πŸ˜€πŸ‘πŸŒˆ

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Thank you Leah, I hope that you enjoy it. 😊

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Thank you! I will print out everything very soon later today. :-)

Looks very yummy 🀩

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Hey thanks 😊

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Your welcome

That looks and sounds delicious Jerry and what an excellent idea to use pears, I love the flavour of pears.

Hope you're having a good day.

Alicia πŸŒˆπŸ‘πŸ˜Š

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Thank you Alicia, well we have to do our best so I’ve been for a walk had some home made cake and am happily ensconced at home now. I hope that you’re enjoying your day. 🌈😊

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We certainly do Jerry, think I may have to look at making more soup as it's so cold out there, definitely weather for power walking to keep warm I'd say.

I have thank you, went to the gym earlier and then shopping and have been at home since. Same as you, happily ensconced at home in the warm πŸŒˆπŸ‘πŸ˜Š

Hi Hidden This cake looks really good. Do you think it would also work with fresh pears as well as the dried ones?

Zest :-)

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Hi Zest a d definitely it would work with fresh pears. 😊

That looks really nice and I zoomed in to look at the texture and check it's cooked evenly lol well I did used to be a cook and made fabulous sponges in the residential home I worked in big ones for 2o people, when I did I deep one I sometimes had to put some tin foil just kind of floating around it to cook it a teeny bit longer and this stops the top burning so I'm interested in how you do a deep one I've never used gluten free our but would like to try it and to be honest with bread if I eat too much it does bloat me and I end up looking like the squirell and pixie lol 😁πŸ”₯πŸ”₯

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Thank you Mandy and I guess you have the temperature a little lower and the time longer to cook it through. It tastes nice that’s the main thing. 😊

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Oh I see that's strange I just came on as wasn't going to but TV bit rubbish I'm just concocting up a post so to speak but think I'll leave it until tomorrow need to sort photos for it sleep tight Jerry pixie is fast asleep 😻πŸ”₯πŸ”₯

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I usually just follow the good old bero cook book lol you heard of it

Wow, Jerry, All those amazing recipes! thank you for putting them up!

in reply to Midori

Hey thank you for saying this Midori

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