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Pear Pecan Coffee Cake

7
7
7
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
1 hr
Prep
15 min
Cook
45 min
Serves
10
Difficulty
Moderate
Want a showy breakfast cake that's the perfect centrepiece for a brunch menu? This Pear Pecan Coffee Cake is it.

Ingredients

Light butter

2 Tbsp

Sugar

½ cup(s)

All-purpose flour

1 cup(s)

Cake flour

1 cup(s)

Baking powder

4 tsp

Table salt

½ tsp

Regular liquid egg substitute

¼ cup(s)

Low-fat buttermilk

1 cup(s)

Pear(s)

1 medium, ripe, cored and thinly sliced

Chopped pecans

2 Tbsp

Sugar

3 Tbsp

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Coat a 9-inch springform pan with cooking spray.
  2. Cream together butter and sugar; set aside.
  3. Sift together flour, cake flour, baking powder and salt; set aside.
  4. Beat together egg substitute and buttermilk.
  5. Stir flour mixture into butter in three parts, alternating with buttermilk mixture.
  6. Spoon batter into pan and smooth top. Arrange pear slices over top. Sprinkle with pecans and 3 tablespoons sugar.
  7. Bake until firm and golden brown, 40 to 45 minutes. Let cool in pan 15 minutes. Remove sides, cut into 10 wedges and serve.