Pear and Fig Cake

  • Pear and Fig Cake
  • Pear and Fig Cake
  • Pear and Fig Cake
  • Pear and Fig Cake
Ranked: 245th

Rated 4.6 out of 5 based on 5 votes


  • 150 g unsalted butter
  • 4 x eggs
  • 1 1/2 cup castor sugar
  • 1 cup self raising gluten free flour ( you can use normal if you prefer)
  • 2 cups almond meal
  • 1 x lemon zest
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 3 x bosc pears sliced into similar size pieces
  • 3 x figs sliced into rounds


Set fan forced oven to 170 degrees.

grease and line a 23cm spring form cake tin.

Place eggs and softened butter in a mixing bowl and mix on medium speed until well combined

Add sugar and continue beating until combined, add almond meal and self raising flour and lemon zest and beat for two to three minutes.

Slice pears and figs and place in a bowl and sprinkle with cinnamon. Set aside

When mixture look light and well mixed pout into the cake tin and then decorate in pattern with pears and figs. Push the pears into the batter, this edge in first. Add figs in the middle

Bake in the oven for 1 to 1 1/2 hours until a skewer inserted in the middle comes out clean.

Serve with cream or vanilla icecream.

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  • very nice


    by ANNA LINHART on 18/05/2013, 16:59
  • Yum! I bet that goes down a treat at afternoon tea. ^_^


    by Nell Hungerford on 18/07/2013, 16:54
    Nell Hungerford