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Gingerbread with Pear Topping

You can’t go wrong with this tea time loaf. Throwing a larger party? You’ll find loaves are an easy solution.


  • 250 ml (1 C) cake flour
  • 10 ml (2 t) baking powder
  • pinch of salt
  • 10 ml (2 t) ground ginger
  • 65 ml  oats
  • 125 ml butter
  • 190 ml brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 x 410 g can Rhodes Quality Pear Halves in Syrup, drained and sliced
  • 10 ml (2 t) extra brown sugar



  1. Sift the flour, baking powder, salt and ginger together then stir in the oats.
  2. Cream the butter and sugar together until light and whisk in the egg.
  3. Add the dry ingredients and mix well.
  4. Spoon the batter into a greased and lined loaf pan and arrange the slices of Rhodes Quality Pear Halves on top, pressing down lightly with your fingers.
  5. Sprinkle with the extra brown sugar and bake in a preheated oven at 180°C for 30 – 40 minutes or until golden and firm.
  6. Allow to cool slightly before removing from the pan.

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