Chocolate Pear Cake

This winning combination of chocolate and pears is an easy, elegant and delicious recipe.


2 pears peeled, cored and thinly sliced
2 tablespoons GOLDEN BLOSSOM HONEY, for drizzling
2 tablespoons butter
3/4 cup flour
1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 large egg
4 tablespoons butter, melted
1/4 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla


Preheat oven to 325°.

Spray and 8-inch square baking dish with non-stick coating. Arrange pear slices on bottom of dish. Drizzle with 2 Tablespoons honey and dot with 2 Tablespoons butter.

In a bowl combine flour, cocoa, baking soda and baking powder.

In a separate bowl, whisk together ½ cup honey, egg, melted butter, milk and vanilla. Add wet mixture to dry mixture. Stir until smooth.

Pour over pears. Bake 35-40 minutes or until cake tests done.

To serve, top with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream, if desired.

golden blossom honey product