Honey Cake with Caramelized Pears

Honey Cake with Caramelized Pears
Honey Cake with Caramelized Pears
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    This moist cake -- inspired by the Rosh Hashanah traditions of eating honey cake and honey-dipped fruit to represent hope for a sweet year ahead -- is made luscious with a warm topping of pears in a honey syrup. A generous dollop of cold whipped cream is the perfect complement.

    Ingredients

    • Unsalted butter, softened, for pan
    • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting
    • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1 teaspoon coarse salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 2 large eggs
    • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
    • 1/4 cup packed light-brown sugar
    • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons best-quality honey
    • 1/2 cup milk
    • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
    • 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest
    • Caramelized Pears
    • Freshly whipped cream, or nondairy whipped topping, for serving (optional)

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 10
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 281 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 12 g 18.25%
    • Saturated Fat: 2 g 9.31%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 1 mg 0.41%
    • Sodium: 304 mg 12.67%
    • Calcium: 34 mg 3.43%
    • Potassium: 96 mg 2.76%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 6.31%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 43 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 7.85%
    • Sugar: 23 g
    • Protein: 3 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0.61%
    • Vitamin C 3.23%
    • Vitamin D 1.56%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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