Gluten-Free French Pear Cake

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Starting the week off with some sweetness with this Gluten-Free French Pear Cake. Extra moist filled with fresh pears throughout, this traditional French dessert recipe is super easy to whip up. The cake is perfectly sweetened with a little maple syrup and grated pears, making every bite unbelievably delicious!

As soon as summer rolls around, making desserts with fresh fruit is what it’s all about. The mouthwatering gluten-free pear cake can be served warm with whipped cream, vanilla ice cream or cooled as is. Enjoy, and let me know what you think?

Ingredients

  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 1/2 cup arrowroot flour
  • 1 tsp. GF aluminum free baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. GF ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp. Himalayan salt
  • 3 large eggs, at room temperature
  • 1/3 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup finely grated pear (about 1 small pear)
  • 1 tsp. Pure vanilla extract
  • 2 large pears, peel, core and cut into small cubes ( I used Bosc pears)
  • Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 F and line the bottom of a 9-inch springform pan with a circle of parchment paper
  • Whisk together almond flour, sorghum flour, arrowroot flour, baking powder, nutmeg and salt
  • In a separate bowl, whisk the eggs with maple syrup. Add butter, grated pear and vanilla and whisk until combined
  • Add wet mixture into dry ingredients and whisk together until combined. Stir in pear cubes
  • Pour cake batter into the cake pan and bake for 35 - 40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the middle of the cake comes out clean
  • Cool on a cooling rack


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