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Pear & blueberry cake

Pear & blueberry cake

Fruity and delicious, this cake's a real winner and easy to make too!

What you need:

  • 450g Allinson Wholemeal self raising flour, sifted
  • pinch of salt
  • 250g butter, diced
  • 350g Billington's Golden Granulated Sugar
  • 4 large eggs, beaten
  • 4 large pears, peeled cored and sliced
  • 200g blueberries

What you do:

  1. Preheat the oven to 190C, Gas Mark 5.
  2. Grease and baseline a 20.5cm round tin.
  3. Rub together the flour, salt and butter until they look like breadcrumbs. Add 250g sugar and the beaten egg and stir.
  4. 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.
  5. Bake for 1 hour - 1 hour 10 minutes, or until a skewer inserted in the middle comes out clean. Cool and remove from the tin.
  6. Serve warm or cold.

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