Pear and chocolate chip loaf cake

Pear and chocolate chip loaf cake


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About this recipe: This loaf cake is easy to make and remains lovely and moist due to the pears.


Serves: 8 

  • 250g butter, room temperature
  • 250g icing sugar
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 5 eggs
  • 250g plain flour, sifted
  • 250g pears in syrup, roughly chopped
  • 100g dark chocolate chips

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:55min  ›  Ready in:1hr10min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Line a loaf tin with parchment paper.
  2. Place softened butter, icing sugar, salt and vanilla in a bowl; beat with an electric mixer until combined. Continue to beat, adding eggs, one at a time, until smooth.
  3. Stir in sifted flour until well combined. Fold in chopped pears and chocolate chips.
  4. Spoon the cake batter into the prepared loaf tin.
  5. Bake in preheated oven for 55 to 60 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the middle of the cake comes out clean.
  6. Remove from oven and cool on a wire rack before serving. Dust with icing sugar.


Soak and squeeze the parchment paper before lining the tin. This will help it to stay in place.

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