Pear and blueberry cake recipe

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serves: 6 - 8
Skill: easy
Cost: cheap
Prep: 10 min
Cooking: 1 hr 10 min
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  • This pear and blueberry cake is a fruity, sugary delight- be sure to make enough for seconds!

    Ingredients

    • 450g (1lb) wholemeal self raising flour, sifted
    • Pinch of salt
    • 250g (9oz) butter, diced
    • 350g golden granulated sugar
    • 4 large eggs, beaten
    • 4 large pears, peeled cored and sliced
    • 200g (7oz) blueberries

    Method

    • Preheat the oven to 190°C/375°F/gas 5. Grease and baseline a 20.5cm round tin.

    • Rub together the flour, salt and butter until they look like breadcrumbs. Add 250g (9oz) sugar and the beaten egg and stir.

    • Spoon half the mix in the bottom of the tin, top with the sliced pears and the blueberries, keeping a few slices of pear and a few blueberries back. Sprinkle with some of the remaining sugar. Spoon over the remaining cake mix.

    • Place the remaining fruit on top pressing down slightly, and finish off the left over sugar.

    • Bake for 1hr to 1hr 10 mins, or until a skewer inserted in the middle comes out clean. Cool and remove form the tin.

    • Serve warm or cold.

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