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Raw pear cake

Recipe by:Diane Henderson
Pear farmer, Kelseyville


  • 2 cups sugar
    1 1/4 cups oil
    2 eggs
    4 cups chopped pears
    3 cups sifted flour
    1 cup raisins
    2 tsp. baking soda
    1 tsp. salt
    2 tsp. vanilla
    2 tsp. cinnamon


Mix together sugar, oil and eggs. Add pears and mix well. Combine remaining ingredients and add, stirring well. Put in a 13-by-9-inch pan or loaf pans and bake at 325 degrees for 50 minutes. Do not underbake.

Serves 12 to 16

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