Pear, Oat, and Almond Cake

Pear, Oat, and Almond Cake This is a sweet little dessert or snack cake inspired by my great-grandmother’s recipe box. I inherited her recipes from my aunt last year, and found that she kept over a dozen different recipes for cakes which included fresh fruit (pears, apples, plums, etc.) Through her recipes, I was inspired to create a pear cake in her honor. I never had the chance to meet her, but I have a feeling she would have kept a copy of this autumn-spiced pear cake in her recipe box. Buy your pears several days in advance of making this cake – they’ll be best if they are very ripe. If you’ve never used ground oats in a recipe before, don’t fret. The oats will crush up easily in your blender, and if they stop spinning, just stop the Continue reading