Cranberry-Pear Coffee Cake

This is my favourite cake to make for last-minute occasions. I also make it to give to friends because it always turns out just right, and it’s made with ingredients I normally have on-hand.

Cranberry-Pear Coffee CakePhoto: Taste of Home
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
12servings 25minutes 40minutes + cooling
Servings Prep Time
12servings 25minutes
Cook Time
40minutes + cooling
Portions: servings
Portions: servings
  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, 3/4 cup sugar, cinnamon, baking powder, salt and baking soda. In a small bowl, whisk the egg, buttermilk, butter and vanilla. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in the pear, cranberries and orange peel.
  2. Transfer to a 9-in. springform pan coated with cooking spray and dusted with flour. Combine brown sugar and remaining sugar, sprinkle over batter.
  3. Bake at 350F for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the centre comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack. Serve warm.
Recipe Notes

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1 piece):
361 calories
16 g fat
43 mg cholesterol
294 mg sodium
55 g carbohydrate
1 g fibre
2 g protein