Saturday, June 23, 2012

Pear Pinwheel & Hazelnut Cake





I’ve almost forgotten The Home Baker  (THB)  challenge this month & luckily I can still catch up!  Phew…. Just in time  & I must say that I  was a bit panic there!  LOL  As always I think I’m the last to submit my entry  &  most of  members are already baking the next recipe from Lou Seibert Pappas cookbook , Coffee Cake.  This is our 4th bake from this cookbook & this recipe was chosen by Zoe of Bake For Happy Kids.  I




 

Jane Austen moment in Persuasion

Chapter 8

Whether former feelings were to be renewed must be brought to the proof; former times must undoubtedly be brought to the recollection of each; they could not but be reverted to; the year of their engagement could not but be named by him, in the little narratives or descriptions which conversation called forth.  His profession qualified him, his disposition lead him, to talk; and "That was in the year six;" "That happened before I went to sea in the year six," occurred in the course of the first evening they spent together:  and though his voice did not falter, and though she had no reason to suppose his eye wandering towards her while he spoke, Anne felt the utter impossibility, from her knowledge of his mind, that he could be unvisited by remembrance any more than herself. There must be the same immediate association of thought, though she was very far from conceiving it to be of equal pain.



Pear Pinwheel & Hazelnut Cake



For the recipe please refer to  Zoe of   Bake For Happy Kids  & for more  lovely bakes from all the members of  The Home Bakers  (THB)   click HERE. 



1) Beat butter & sugar.


2)  Gradually add in eggs & almond extract.


3) Fold in hazelnut & flour mixture till well combined.


4) Pour batter into a springform pan & arrange the slice pears before sprinkle sugar, cinnamon & nutmeg . P/S I've missed one step which was coating the pears with this sugar mixture before placing them on the batter! 





Roses from my garden



 Michèle Morgan Rose









 Pierre De Ronsard Rose




23 comments:

  1. OMG the roses are so breathtakingly beautiful!! your cake also looks great. M having tea right now and would love to have a slice of this :D.
    Have a great weekend dear!
    xoxo
    Anuja

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  2. Oh Boy! You're fast! LOL Thank you so much for your lovely words! Glad that you love the roses! I would love to share this cake with you & some roses too! Have a wonderful weekend to you & your family , dear Anuja! :)

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  3. Hi Kit, Lovely pinwheel! Glad that you've enjoyed the cake. Roses! Oh my! I could spend the whole day in your garden among your beautiful flowers! A cup of tea, a slice of your delicious cake and a copy of your Jane Austen book, I will be lost in my own world right in your garden! Hahaha! (really I would!)
    Have a lovely Sunday!

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  4. Kit , this pinwheel cake looks really delicious and very pretty ! As pretty as your roses ! ;D Here , let me have a slice or two of that yumminess ! lol

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  5. oh wow...look at that....another yummy cake from you....hmmm...tea time treat ;)

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  6. Looks absolutely divine..love to have a slice and a cup of tea with it in your beautiful garden.

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  7. no kit, this is really looking so gorgeous! i see the shape of the wheel , the colour is nice, so neat..it's a perfect cake!! i still hvnt baked the next cake yet..hopefully by this week..

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  8. I just love your Rose plants.
    I don't know how everyone of you keep up with all these challenges. I can't manage. But I really admire the way you came up with such gorgeous cake in time. Have a great weekend!

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  9. wow....yummy n fabulous cake.....as always good presentation too....

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  10. Such a beautiful cake and gorgeous roses!! Love the pear pinwheel - it's such a lovely presentation :)

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  11. Looks marvelous darling! Simply marvelous! I make a pear upside down cake and this reminds me of it a little bit! Looks amazing! Have a fabulous week!

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  12. The cake looks delicious like usual& the roses,they are huge& pretty

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  13. As much as I would absolutely love a nibble of that gorgeous Pear Pinwheel Hazelnut Cake, I simply can not keep my eyes off your breath taking Roses! Oh my heaven's Kit. They are stunning!!!

    Thank you so much for sharing...

    P.S. When you get a chance, if you can send me your email, I have a few letters for you for the Picnic Basket! acalenda [at] gmail [dot] com

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  14. this looks so good dear Kit! i am sure your friends will love it. and your roses are simply gorgeous!!! never had a hand for growing roses, i think i are also not very well suited to our dry heat, but love them very much anyway.
    thanks so much for your birthday wishes and your lovely comments. it is always so nice to hear from you!
    hugs and a wonderful Sunday
    jutta

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  15. Kit, I can definitely still see the pinwheel... and I love the idea of having it with cream. The texture of the cake is like pie, so it would go well with cream.

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  16. The cake looks very beautiful and delicious! And your roses are gorgeous!

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  17. This looks so good with the pinwheel of pears!! I'd love to try a slice...pears are often overlooked as a fruit!! Your roses are beautiful too! :-)

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  18. sooo cute & yummy looking...awesome photography..:)
    Tasty Appetite

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  19. hai. selamat pagi. ;))So glad that you've dropped by my space . what so lovely perfect cake...i looks delicious and yummy!

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  20. Delicious looking cake. Pears and hazelnuts are very good together. I bet it is scrumptious. Lovely roses you have growing as well!

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  21. Hi Kit..

    what a lovely roses to welcome guests... love pear very much... sedapliciousssss... normally, I will go for pie.. U have given me such a nice option... will try out your recipe one day... love d spinning wheel.. hehehe

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  22. You grew all these roses! They are so pretty!!!

    Glad that you made this cake in time :D I do have my forgetful moments and almost miss out some baking events and schedule... Cannot imagine that baking can stressful :D

    Nevertheless, your cake turned very well and it looks great!

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  23. Your cake looks delicious, as always! and your roses are gorgeous!

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