honey pear cake
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Honey Pear Cake

Using sweet, juicy Bartlett pears, this cake is delicious served with whipped cream or Vanilla ice cream. You can even drizzle honey on top! I’ve made this with gluten-free flour–excellent!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Servings: 8


  • 3 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. nutmeg
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 3 pears diced in 1/2 inch cubes


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Prepare a 9×12 baking pan or 10-inch round cake pan by coating with cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl, mix together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  • Add the eggs, honey, buttermilk, oil, and vanilla. Mix well.
  • Gently stir in the diced pears. Pour into the prepared cake pan.
  • Bake for 40-50 minutes (depending on the size of the pan you use), or until a toothpick inserted into the middle comes out clean.
  • Serve warm with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.