Chocolate and Pear Cake

Chocolate and Pear Cake

  • Preparation 20 min
  • Cooking 1 h
  • Servings 1
  • Makes 8 to 10 servings

Chocolate and pears are a classic duo, and this deliciously moist cake makes for a perfect Valentine's Day treat!

  • Nut-free
  • Vegetarian

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Ingredients

    • 1 1/4 cups (190 g) unbleached all-purpose flour
    • 1/4 cup (25 g) cocoa powder
    • 2 tsp baking powder
    • 1/2 tsp baking soda
    • 1/2 tsp ground cardamom
    • 1/2 cup (115 g) unsalted butter, softened
    • 3/4 cup (160 g) brown sugar
    • 1 tsp (5 ml) vanilla
    • 1 egg, at room temperature
    • 1/4 cup (60 ml) milk
    • 4 oz (115 g) 54% to 64% dark chocolate, chopped
    • 2 pears, unpeeled, seeded and grated (1 cup/250 ml)
    • 1 pear, unpeeled, halved, seeded and cut into 10 slices, 1/4 inch (1/2 cm) thick

Preparation

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