French Family Cake

Step by step recipe:

  1. 5 min.French Family Cake : Photo of step #1
    Put into a food-processor bowl: 2 eggs, 100 g caster sugar, 100 g flour, 100 g butter (softened and cut into pieces) and 10 g baking powder.
  2. 5 min.French Family Cake : Photo of step #2
    Mix together until the mixture is even and smooth.

    Set aside in the fridge.

    Heat the oven to 370°F (190°C).
  3. 10 min.French Family Cake : Photo of step #3
    Peel 4 Pears, remove the stalk and core, then cut into pieces.

    Put the pieces into a loaf tin or mould.
  4. 2 min.French Family Cake : Photo of step #4
    Put 80 g caster sugar and 2 tablespoons water into a small saucepan on high heat.
  5. 5 min.French Family Cake : Photo of step #5
    Cook the sugar to light caramel stage...
  6. 2 min.French Family Cake : Photo of step #6
    ...then pour this over the fruit.
  7. 3 min.French Family Cake : Photo of step #7
    Cover with the cake mixture...
  8. 40 min.French Family Cake : Photo of step #8
    ...and bake for about 40 minutes.

    Serve warm or cold.

Remarks:

Like in a fruit crumble, you can use whetever fruits in season you have to hand.

You can mix different kinds of fruit, too.

Source:

My mother.

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