Honey pear almond torte is a cake made with almonds, pear pulp and honey. A perfect combination of health and divine flavor. Seasonal produce and fresh ingredients always create magic.But this torte definitely is the epitome of flavors and healthy eating .You can also make it gluten free by replacing the whole wheat flour with soy flour or any other gluten free flour. It came out so soft and spongy without any addition of fat.Yes! It’s a butter free and oil free torte. Very soft , spongy and just melts in mouth.
Unlike others, this cake tastes best if served hot.So there is no need to wait once it comes out of the oven.You can serve it straight to your guests with cream fraiche or whipped cream or any favorite ice cream.
Honey Pear Almond Torte
Honey pear almond torte is a cake made with almonds, pear pulp and honey. A perfect combination of health and divine flavor
Line or grease a 8” spring form pan
Preheat the oven @ 165 degrees Celsius.
Bake time: 50 minutes
Separate the egg yolks and egg white.
Beat the egg whites till stiff peaks
Mix together: egg yolks, baking powder, baking soda, pear pulp, vanilla essence.
In a mixer attachment grind together: sugar, salted and roasted almonds and walnuts.
Add this to the egg yolk mixture and mix well.
Now, sieve the 1 cup whole wheat flour and then gently fold in the flour in the egg yolk mixture.
In the end- Gently and gradually fold in the egg whites , 1 scoop at a time, without deflating the air in it.
Pour the mixture in the cake pan and sprinkle the white chocolate chips over it. Bake for 55 minutes @ 165 degrees Celsius.
Serve hot with cream fraiche or whipped cream or any ice cream of your choice.