Sponge Cake with Pears - Biszkopt z Gruszkami - Recipe #101

Light and sweet, this cake will seduce you with decadent taste of chocolate and pears. I hope you enjoy! 

Ingredients:

  • 6 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup pastry flour
  • 1/2 cup icing sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp of ground cloves
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 4 small pears
  • 1 cup of chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup of heavy cream

Instructions:

  1. Mix flour, baking powder and cloves and whisk together.
  2. Separate the eggs. Transfer egg whites to your stand mixer and add pinch of salt. Beat until soft peaks form and then add sugar, spoon at the time waiting  few seconds after each addition. 
  3. Add egg yolks one at the time. 
  4. Add vanilla and flour, mix just until we'll combined.
  5. Spray 8x8 in baking pan with a non stick spray and line with parchment paper.  Pour the batter.
  6. Peal your pears and remove seeds. Cut in chunks and drop randomly in the batter.
  7. Bake in preheated oven to 180 degrees Celsius for 45 minutes. Cover with aluminium foil after 25 minutes.

Enjoy!