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Sour Cream & Pear Coffee Cake

No recipe image available.Sliced pears, arranged in pinwheel-fashion, top this delicious, eye-catching coffee cake.

Recipe Ingredients:

Coffee Cake:
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup sour cream
2 large eggs
2 pears, unpeeled, sliced 1/4-inch*
2 tablespoons firmly packed brown sugar, if desired

1 cup sour cream
2 tablespoons granulated sugar

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF (175ºC).
  2. For Coffee Cake: Combine flour, 3/4 cup sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt in large bowl.
  3. Combine sour cream and eggs in medium bowl; beat with wire whisk until smooth. Add to flour mixture; stir just until moistened.
  4. Spread into greased 9-inch springform pan, pie pan or round cake pan. Arrange pear slices in pinwheel fashion on top of batter; sprinkle with brown sugar, if desired.
  5. Bake for 40 to 50 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  6. For Topping: Stir together sour cream and brown sugar in small bowl. Serve as topping with warm coffee cake.

Makes 12 servings.

*Substitute 1 (16-ounce) can pear slices in light syrup, drained.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/12 of recipe): Calories: 200, Fat: 6 g, Cholesterol: 45 mg, Sodium: 160 mg, Carbohydrates: 35 g, Dietary Fiber: 1 g, Protein: 4 g.