Dessert

Abate Fetel pears with Mascarpone cake

  • Cook time

    30 min

  • Prep time

    70 min

  • Yields

    8 servings

  • Difficulty

    Average

Ingredients

  • 4 Opera pears
  • 250 g Mascarpone cheese
  • 250 g flour
  • 200 g sugar
  • 50 g butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 envelope of baking powder
  • 1 lemon
  • Powdered sugar
  • Preparation
  • Nutritional values

Preparation

  • Soften the butter to room temperature.
  • Place the mascarpone in a bowl; add two-thirds of softened butter, sugar and whip into a soft and homogeneous cream. Sift together flour and baking powder and set aside. Separate the egg yolks from the whites.
  • Add the egg yolks, one at a time to creamy mascarpone mixture, then add flour baking soda mixture in parts, mix well. Grate lemon zest and set aside. Peel, core and slice the pears and set aside.
  • Preheat oven to 180° C, then mix eggs, flour, lemon zest, half of the pears slices and 3 egg whites into mascarpone mixture and pour into greased and floured 24-diameter cake pan, then slice and fan a pear and place on mixture as décor.
  • Bake for 50 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool. Decorate with powdered sugar.

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