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Chocolaty Pear Loaf

Ingredients

  • 150g / 3/4 cup sugar
  • 150g / 2/3 cup softened butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp fresh yeast
  • 180g / 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 190g / 1 1/2 cups chocolate, melted
  • 4 pears

Method

  1. Combine sugar,  butter and eggs in bowl. Mix well.
  2. Add fresh yeast and flour and mix through. 
  3.  Pour in melted chocolate and fold into mixture.
  4. Peel 4 pears (or as many comfortably fit in your baking pan)
  5. Pour chocolate mixture into lined or greased baking loaf pan.
  6. Evenly space the pears in the pan, sitting upright.
  7. Bake at 350°F / 180°C for 35 minutes.
  8.  Drizzle with more melted chocolate, and serve.
  9. Enjoy! 

 

Psssst... check out all our chocolate covered recipes, here!

Top rated Halwa recipes

By Popkrispy

In a pot add milk, condesed milk; evaporated milk, kesar n gass powder mix with some milk (dont take extra milk)

  • 1 1/2 pint milk
  • 1 tin condensed milk
  • 1 tin evaporated milk
  • 1 tin Nestle cream
  • 2 1/2 tsp slightly full gass powder
  • Good pinch kesar
  • Few drops of different colour optional
4.2/5 (31 Votes)

Fresh, flaky, and irresistible croissants aren't just a bakery secret. Here are 9 tips to mastering this pastry in your own kitchen!

By dsathwa

Roast cashews in ghee and keep it aside

  • Wheat 1 cup
  • Sugar 1 ¼ cup
  • Ghee 1 cup
  • Lemon 1
  • Cashew 1 tbsp
4.2/5 (28 Votes)

Ooo la la... This gorgeous French strawberry Mille Feuille will blow you away!!

By dsathwa

Roast cashew and raisins in 2 tbsp of ghee, and keep it aside

  • Carrot 1 cup
  • Milk 1 cup
  • Sugar ½ - ¾ cup (as per your taste)
  • Cardamom powder 1 tsp
  • Cashews 1 tsp
  • Almonds 1 tsp chopped
  • Raisins 1 tsp
  • Ghee ¼ cup
  • Khoya 1 tbsp
4.3/5 (23 Votes)

By shafeeza123

This delicious Muslim treat will impress your taste buds with its exotic and sweet sweet tastes

  • 1/2 lb Butter
  • 1/4 lb Ghee
  • 1/2 lb Flour
  • pinch of Nutmeg
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 Carnation Milk
  • 2-3 Tbsp Sugar
  • 1 Tbsp Custard Powder
  • Raisins
  • Cherries
  • A few drops of essence
4.6/5 (36 Votes)

All you need is 3 main ingredients to make this Chocolate Strawberry Braid for dessert tonight!

By dsathwa

Soak almonds and cashews for 5 - 6 hours & peel off the skin

  • Almonds ½ cup
  • Cashew 1 cup
  • Milk ¼ cup
  • Ghee 2
  • Sugar 1 ½ cup
  • Saffron few strands
2.6/5 (126 Votes)

By Aanthai

Grind rice and Urad dal into a fine powder

  • Rice - 8 1/2 cup
  • Urad dal - 1 1/2 cup
  • dry roast till it is heated up and clean it in a soft cloth.
  • Salt and Asafoetida.
  • Jeera.
  • Butter.
4.1/5 (28 Votes)

By Aanthai

Cut jack fruit to small pieces and cook them in little water and mash it,

  • Jack fruit - 10 pods.
  • Jaggery - 1/2 cup.
  • Ghee - 1 tablespoon.
  • Elachi- 1 pinch.
4.1/5 (17 Votes)

By Aanthai

Cook carrot in milk

  • Carrot 1 cup
  • Sugar 1 cups
  • Cashew nuts 1/4 cup fried in ghee
  • condensed milk 1 cup
4/5 (19 Votes)

By Aanthai

Add just enough water to sugar and make a sugar syrup

  • Shredded apple 1 cup
  • Sugar 1 cup
  • Ghee 1 cup
  • Cashew nuts 1/4 cup fried in ghee
4/5 (16 Votes)

By Tanyadesigan, Easy and Simple Foods

An delicious Halwa made with, apple, wheat, milk,ghee and nuts

  • Apples - 2 cups grated (approx 3 apples)
  • Milk- 1 and 1/3 cups & 1 and a 1/2 cups
  • Wheat flour - 1 and 1/4 cups
  • Sugar- 1 and 1/2 cups
  • Ghee - 1/2 -3/4 cup (as needed)
  • Elachi powder - 1/2 tea spoon
  • Cashews - 1 table spoon
  • pista - 10-15 nos (slice / chop into small pieces)
  • Almonds - 10-15 nos(slice / Chop into small pieces)
2.8/5 (21 Votes)

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