Homemade Italian Pear Cake Recipe

A simple and delicious Italian pear cake that is sure to be a family favorite.


Total Time: 60 minutes

Yield: 8 servings

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This easy Italian pear cake is the best dessert ever! It's made with creamy yogurt, luscious butter, and fresh pears that are so juicy and sweet that you'll want to make another batch.


Fresh pears All-purpose flour Baking powder Salt Granulated sugar Whole milk yogurt Melted butter Eggs Vanilla extract Powdered sugar Whipped heavy cream (optional)


Whip the sugar and eggs in a large mixing bowl using an electric mixer.

Step 1

Stir in the yogurt, butter, and vanilla extract in the egg mixture and combine until smooth.

Step 2

Mix the dry ingredients in a separate mixing bowl.

Step 3

Sift the dry ingredients into the wet mixture and stir until combined. Then, add the pears and mix gently.

Step 4

Pour the batter into the prepared pan and bake until a toothpick comes out clean.

Step 5

Let the cake cool off. Then dust the cake with confectioner sugar before serving.

Step 6

Serving variations:

Try it with a scoop of ice cream or whipped cream.

Add caramel sauce.

Make a light cream cheese frosting and spread it over the cooled cake.

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