Almond Pear Cake

June 17, 2010 in Desserts by Webmaster

Servings: 12
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 0:45 minutes

Although this can be served warm or cool as breakfast cake, snack cake or dessert, one cool autumn morning I surprised Vic with this hot, delicious and healthy greeting - he loved it!


One Package of Dr. Grandma's Whole Wheat Muffins Your Way (with accompanying extra virgin olive oil packet).
¾ cup water
Two eggs or ½ cup egg substitute
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
½ teaspoon almond extract
½ cup finely chopped almonds
3 - 4 small peeled sliced fresh fall pears (Use Bartlett or Anjou pears - I used Red Anjou, the first crop from a new tree.


  • Preheat oven to 325º F.
  • Grease a 9" baking dish with vegetable spray.
  • Mix water, extracts, oil, eggs
  • Mix egg mixture with one packet of Dr. Grandma's Muffins Your Way
  • Stir until just moist (do not over mix)
  • Pour into prepared dish.
  • Sprinkle the chopped almonds on top of the batter.
  • Arrange pears on top of the almonds and batter.
  • Bake for 35 - 45 minutes, until center tests clean with a toothpick.