Pear & Walnut Coffee Cake

Pear & Walnut Coffee Cake

Miz Helen's Kitchen


1/4 cup butter, soften

1/2 cup sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla

1 egg

1 cup all purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup sour cream

2 cups fresh pear, peeled and diced

Nut Topping

1/2 cup brown sugar

1 teaspoon cinnamon

2 tablespoon butter, soften

3/4 cup walnuts, chopped

whipped cream for garnish


Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. 

Beat in vanilla then egg, beating until smooth. 

Mix flour, soda, baking powder and salt.

Add to butter mixture alternately with sour cream mixing just to blend after each addition. 

Fold in pears.

Spread in a greased 8 inch square baking pan.


Mix with a fork, the brown sugar, cinnamon and butter until blended.

Add the walnuts.

Sprinkle evenly with the nut mixture.

Bake 40 to 45 minutes at 350 degrees or until the top is well browned.

Remove from oven to a cooling rack.

Let cool for 10 minutes and serve warm.

Garnish with whipped cream.