Chocolate Tart with pears and cinnamon

Today a delicious chocolate cake with pears and cinnamon, the exceptional softness, of course thanks to butter present in significant amount: I made with cocoa, with pears and chocolate chips because I felt like a dark and intensely flavored cake, reinforced by the aroma of cinnamon, but you can customize it. But I assure you that the chocolate cake with pears and cinnamon, soft and compact, so it is just perfect: at breakfast with milk, Maybe on Christmas morning while unwrapping gifts, for an elegant dinner accompanied by a scoop of vanilla ice cream or just for a while’ cream, a snack with tea. Is’ easy to make and it keeps a long time (If you can resist her). If you want to exaggerate, You can also cut and stuff because it is soft but compact, but I really wanted a ' cake’ consistent, lightened from fruits. Is, always for the chocolate and pears series, Also try the amazing tart with chocolate and pears, but be careful when you eat, or not be able to stop.

CHOCOLATE CAKE WITH PEARS AND CINNAMON (doses for a mold of 24 cm)

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  • 250 grams of flour
  • 250 grams soft butter
  • 200 grams of powdered sugar
  • 80 grams of egg yolks
  • 160 grams of egg whites
  • a heaped teaspoon of baking powder
  • 2 tablespoons rum or brandy
  • 30 grams of cocoa powder
  • 4 abate
  • 4 tablespoons brown sugar
  • some flakes of butter
  • 50 grams of chocolate chips
  • cinnamon as required
  • butter and bread crumbs to the cake Pan, to taste


Preheat oven to 190 degrees static. Planetary or with an electric mixer fit together in the butter and sugar until the mixture is fluffy, then add the eggs one at a time and rum (or the brandy) and then slowly the sifted flour with the cocoa, cinnamon and baking powder. When you have a smooth, homogeneous and well mounted, set aside. Whisk the egg whites until very firm and join them slowly, using a spatula, the compound obtained previously.

Grease the Pan and carefully sprinkle breadcrumbs, then pour the mixture into the Pan. Peel the pears, remove the core and make them into small pieces. Sprinkle with a little’ of cinnamon and then pour evenly over cake, by pressing slightly so that they stick well to the surface. Sprinkle pears with brown sugar, the pieces of butter and then deploy on cake dark chocolate drops.

Bake in the oven for 50 minutes, then check the cooking with a skewer or toothpick: stick it in the Middle, must come out clean. If the cake is cooked, Cook for 5 minutes with the convection oven function to create the crust on pears, then remove from oven and allow to cool. Serve the cake, If you like, with vanilla ice cream or a little’ of whipped cream.

THE PAIRING: Try this cake with a beer. It may seem unusual, but we recommend Leon the birificio Piedmont Baladin: is a Brown Ale, full bodied, by intense hints of chocolate, liquorice and dried fruit. Should be served at around 10 degrees. Its producers have created as a Christmas beer.

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Gabriella January 27, 2014 at 08:54

To try, Good!

Sicilians creative in the kitchen January 27, 2014 at 11:44

Thanks Gabriella and welcome to my blog, ADA

Elly January 25, 2014 at 10:28

I want to hug you and at the same time kill you… Needless to say the reason… A cake that I would cross the monitor in order to bite. In beliefs about? Not mine… There would be!

Sicilians creative in the kitchen January 25, 2014 at 15:15

Elena but come to me one day at lunch! There we cook something together, We chat, I am free. I have a lot of vacation time to dispose of. I mean it!!!!


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