• November 18, 2014

    Spiced Pear Coffee Cake with Brown Sugar Streusel

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    On this chilly November day, I give you a tender, richly spiced coffee cake adorned with pears and a buttery, cinnamon-laced streusel that sinks right in to make a deliciously mottled, caramelized topping.

    I love casual cakes that can be sliced right in the pan, and are totally charming in their imperfection. I didn’t even peel the pears. And their arrangement is decidedly haphazard – I like to call it “rustic”. But you know what? A gooey, cratered, toffee streusel makes everything in the world undeniably beautiful.

    It’s like a hug from your mom: comforting, warm, home-y.

    Perfect to snuggle up with in front of a fire. Or to enjoy with friends a on a rainy day.

    And perfect with a hot cup of tea.

    Which, incidentally, is not a coincidence – I actually created this recipe as a delicious pairing for Tetley tea in collaboration with Good Housekeeping magazine. I’d be oh so very happy if you went see my article, here, and left a comment!

    Hope you’re staying warm and cozy – we’re having a real cold snap in the Pacific Northwest. And I’m loving it! 🙂

    Spiced Pear Coffee Cake with Brown Sugar Streusel

    Prep Time: 30 minutes
    Cook Time: 45 minutes
    Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
    Course: Dessert
    Cuisine: American
    Servings: 9 servings
    Author: Jennifer Pallian BSc, RD

    Ingredients

    For Topping:

    • 3 tbsp unsalted butter room temperature
    • ? cup brown sugar packed
    • ½ tsp ground cinnamon

    For Cake:

    • Visit Good Housekeeping for the rest of the ingredients!

    Instructions

    • Visit Good Housekeeping for the instructions!
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    Hi, I'm Jennifer Pallian, BSc, RD. I studied cooking, baking and food chemistry in a university lab, have years of experience as a professional test kitchen recipe developer and providing technical baking support to bakeries and home bakers. Want to know why your bread didn't rise? I've got your back.I now work full-time as a blogger, putting the years of science and baking to work right here. On Foodess, I share the best recipes in my arsenal - tested-till-PERFECT recipes for cozy baking, easy recipes for weeknight meals and delicious globally-inspired comfort food, plus lots of science-based cooking and baking tips. Welcome!

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