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Fresh Pear Buckle Coffee Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Fresh Pear Buckle Coffee Cake, by , is from The Extended Hargrove Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

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Added: Monday, August 7, 2006

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup (l/2 stick) margarine, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 egg whites or 1/2 cup cholesterol-free egg product
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup low-fat sour cream
2 cups chopped unpared pears (about 2 medium)

Streusel:
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup packed brown sugar
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 tablespoons firm margarine

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oven to 350. Spray rectangular pan, 13x9x2 inches, with nonstick cooking spray. Beat sugar, margarine, vanilla and egg whites in large bowl on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, cardamom and salt; beat into sugar mixture alternately with sour cream on low speed. Fold in pears. Spread batter in pan. Sprinkle with Streusel. Bake 45 to 55 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean; cool.

Streusel:
Mix sugars, flour and cinnamon. Cut in margarine until crumbly.

 

 

 

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