Autumn cake with caramelized pears and walnuts – recipe from Maruška Veg

60 minutes
medium
12 portions
non-spicy
Autumn cake with caramelized pears and walnuts – recipe from Maruška Veg

Ingredients:

24 cm cake pan
  • 250g fine grain spelt flour
  • 30g cocoa
  • 1tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 package of baking powder
  • pinch of salt
  • 1T. gingerbread spice
  • 1tsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 50ml oil
  • 80ml syrup
  • 250ml plant milk
Cream
  • 1 package of mascarpone-type cream
  • 3T. maple syrup
  • 1tsp. cinnamon
  • 60g walnuts
  • 2 pears
  • 4T. maple syrup gingerbread cookies

Directions:

  • 1

    First bake the cake. Line a 24-cm cake pan with baking paper and grease the paper with oil and flour it. Mix all of the dry ingredients together in a bowl and all of the wet ingredients in a separate bowl. Then mix them together and pour them into the cake pan. Bake at 170 °C for 20 minutes. Let the cake cool.

  • 2

    Toast the walnuts on an ungreased pan for about 5 minutes. Add 2T. of the maple syrup and then leave the walnuts and maple syrup together in the pan for a few more minutes. Peel, core and dice the pears. Toast the pears in the same manner as the walnuts. Put them on a plate and let them cool.

  • 3

    Whip the cream with the maple syrup and cinnamon. Frost the cake with the cream.

  • 4

    Decorate with pears, walnuts and gingerbread cookies.