French Family Cake

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62K4 October 12th 2014
French Family Cake
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For 1 cake, you will need:


PreparationCookingStart to finish
27 min.45 min.1 hour 12 min.

Step by step recipe

1Put 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.French Family Cake : etape 25
2Mix together until the mixture is even and smooth.

Set aside in the fridge.

Heat the oven to 370°F (190°C).
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3Peel 4 Pears, remove the stalk and core, then cut into pieces.

Put the pieces into a loaf tin or mould.
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4Put 80 g caster sugar and 2 tablespoons water into a small saucepan on high heat.French Family Cake : etape 25
5Cook the sugar to light caramel stage...French Family Cake : etape 25
6...then pour this over the fruit.French Family Cake : etape 25
7Cover with the cake mixture...French Family Cake : etape 25
8...and bake for about 40 minutes.

Serve warm or cold.
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Like in a fruit crumble, you can use whetever fruits in season you have to hand.
You can mix different kinds of fruit, too.
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