Flourless Chocolate and Pear Cake | PCC Natural Markets

Flourless Chocolate and Pear Cake

Serves: 12

Your rating: None (9 votes)

These ingredients are:
vegetarian iconVegetarian corn-free iconCorn-free gluten-free iconGluten-free peanut-free iconPeanut-free soy-free iconSoy-free tree nut-free iconTree nut-free wheat-free iconWheat-free

Decadent, but easy to prepare, try using perfect local pears from Scott Leach Orchards in Zillah, Wash.



Preheat oven to 375° F.

Spray a 9-inch springform pan and line the bottom with parchment paper; spray paper.

Melt chocolate and butter in a double boiler over simmering water, stirring until smooth. Remove from heat and whisk in sugar and cinnamon. Add eggs and whisk well. Whisk in cocoa powder until just combined.

Pour batter into prepared pan and fan pear slices on top. Bake until top has formed a thin crust, 25 to 30 minutes. Cool in pan on a rack 5 minutes then transfer to a serving plate.

Each serving: 210cal, 13g fat (8g sat), 75mg chol, 20mg sodium, 24g carb, 3g fiber, 3g protein

Recipe by Jackie Freeman, PCC Chef

More about: chocolate, gluten free, pears


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