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Pear and Almond Dessert Cake - Hugh Fearnley-Wittingstall

A wondrous dessert cake (best eaten warm) using firm, slightly under ripe pears and an almond butter cake. YUM! The recipe is available at

Pear and Almond Dessert Cake - Hugh Fearnley-Wittingstall


I watched Hugh in Winter Recipes from River Cottage last night, saw this recipe and just HAD to give it a try today especially as pears are at their peak around about end of April early May. The recipe on Channel 4 reduces the original recipe by half. I don't do halves. I went with Hugh's original quantities and it was SUBLIME! We had DESSERT before dinner because I wanted to try it while it was still warm.... it did NOT disappoint!

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Posted by Wendy487Report
Best cake ever. My children ask for this every time they come for dinner. (which is often). Have used apples as well. Yum yum
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