Pear and Walnut Cake

This rustic "Pear and Walnut Cake" looks as beautiful as it tastes, with pear halves and topped with lots of colorful raspberries, perfect for holiday dessert tables and get-to-gethers. This super easy to do Pear and Walnut cake recipe is

One of the things about the fall season is the appearance of all sorts of great fall dessert recipes, just like this amazing pear and walnut cake recipe. The ingredients you will need for this super easy pear and walnut cake recipe include all purpose flour, almond meal, baking powder, cinnamon, ground ginger, chopped walnuts, eggs, granulated sugar, buttermilk, extra virgin olive oil and Bartlett pears halved and cored. To start preheat your oven 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Lightly cover a round eight inch cake pan with non stick baking spray and dust with flour, then line the bottom of the pan with parchment paper. Next place the flour, almond meal, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, ground ginger and Diamond of California walnuts in a bowl and whisk until well combined. Then place the eggs and sugar into a food processor and pulse until well blended and the mixture is pale and fluffy. Add in some buttermilk and olive oil, and again, pulse until well blended and batter is thick. You can also mix the wet ingredients in a stand mixer with the whisk attachment. Fold in the dry ingredients into the wet mixture and pour the batter into cake pan. Then place the halved pears into cake.

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Diamond of California has been selling fresh, great tasting and high quality nuts for over 100 years. They sell everything from whole or chopped nuts to sliced or slivered nuts, they offer the most widely available range of chop types and varieties of nuts you'll find. Some of the nuts they sell include shelled and in shell walnuts, pecans, almonds, black walnuts, macadamias, pine nuts, Brazil nuts, hazelnuts, cashews and pistachios.

Walnuts are available in two different forms, in their shells or shelled. The walnut meats can be as large as halves or any smaller portions that may happen during processing, candied or as an ingredient in other foodstuffs. Pickled walnuts are the whole fruit that can be savory or sweet depending on the preserving solution. Walnut butters can be homemade or purchased in both raw and roasted forms. All walnuts can be eaten on their own (raw, toasted or pickled) or as part of a mix such as muesli, or as an ingredient of a dish. Walnuts are a nutrient dense food, in a 100 gram serving of walnuts there is 15.2 grams of protein, 65.2 grams of fat, and 6.7 grams of dietary fiber. In a 100 gram serving, walnuts provide 654 calories and rich content of several dietary minerals, particularly manganese at 163% DV, and B vitamins.

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