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Pear and almond cake

This pear and almond cake is a perfect treat to enjoy with a cup of tea.

Serves 12

Prep Time 15 min

Cooking Time 45 min


  • 125g low-fat spread
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 2 medium eggs, beaten
  • 400g peeled very ripe pears, cored and chopped
  • 325g self-raising flour
  • 1tsp baking powder
  • 1tsp vanilla extract
  • 25g flaked almonds
  • 500g tub low-fat vanilla yogurt


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C/fan 160°C/gas 4. Grease and line a 20cm round cake tin. In a large bowl beat the low-fat spread and sugar until light and fluffy. Slowly add the eggs and then all the remaining ingredients except the almonds and yogurt. Stir until the mixture is well combined.
  2. Pour into the prepared cake
    tin and scatter with the almonds. Bake for 45 min until slightly brown on top and springy
    to touch. Serve warm with a dollop of yogurt.

Nutrition per serving

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244kcal 6.4g 7.2g 1.8g 2.1g 20.2g 0.6g 180mg 40.5g 0.9mg

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