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holiday spiced pear cake | superman cooks

Holiday Spiced Pear Cake

  • Author: Superman Cooks
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 50 min
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 1 loaf 1x


Looking for the perfect gift? Pear nectar and a unique combination of spices make this Spieced Pear Cake a festive treat for the holidays and beyond.



1 1/2 C flour

1 C sugar

1 tsp baking soda

1 tsp cinnamon

1/2 tsp cloves

1/2 tsp ginger

1/2 tsp allspice

1/2 tsp cardamom

1/2 tsp salt

2 eggs

1/4 c canola oil

1 c pear nectar

1/2 C chopped pistachios added just before baking

For Topping:

1/2 C diced pears

2 tbsp butter

1/4 c sugar

2 tsp corn starch

1 tsp cinnamon

2 tbsp water


  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Grease and flour 1 loaf pan.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine all dry ingredients and mix.
  4. In another bowl, combine the wet ingredients along with eggs and mix.
  5. Combine wet ingredients with dry and mix just until moistened.
  6. Transfer mix into pan and place pistachios evenly on top of mixture.
  7. Place in oven and bake for 50-60 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.

To make topping:

  1. In a small sauce pan melt butter and add pears, sugar and cook for 4-5 minutes over medium heat.
  2. Add cinnamon and stir
  3. mix cornstarch and water and add to mixture and cook for 1 minute.

To serve, slice bread and spoon topping over bread.

Keywords: spice cake, holiday, cake, pear, pear nectar, pear cake, gift, christmas