German Chocolate Pear Layered Cake

This is a delicious German Chocolate Pear cake - a Torte, as we say in German - for which you would use the Kathi German Layered Cake Baking Mix You just need to add some fresh ingredients. Perfect for baking beginners.

german chocolate pear layered cake

For the Base Cake
1 Kathi Baking Mix for Layered Cakes 
• 2 eggs
• 2 tbsp water

For the Filling
• 1 can pears, drained weight 460 g, unsweetened
• 100 g milk chocolate
• 100 g semi-sweet chocolate
• 600 g heavy cream
• 3 packages whip it
• 40 g grated chocolate

Baking Instructions German Chocolate Pear Layered Cake

The day before you bake the cake break the chocolate in pieces.
Bring heavy cream to a boil, remove from heat.
Melt chocolate in the hot milk while stirring.
When all chocolate has dissolved fill into a bowl, cover with plastic foil and refrigerate over night.

Pre-heat oven to 360 F.
Drain pears through a sieve very well.

Combine the baking mix with eggs, and water.
Mix on high speed for 5 min with a hand mixer until bubbly.
Layer a 10 inch spring from with parchment paper.
Add dough and spread even. 
Bake for 15 min.

Let cool off completely then cut horizontally in 2 pieces.
Place the bottom piece on a big enough cake plate and place a cake ring around.

Make the Filling
Beat the chocolate cream with whip it packages until firm. Add 20 g grated chocolate.
Cut spears in quarters, and then cut the quarters again.
Take 1/4 from the filling and spread on the bottom base cake, place pears on top.

Refrigerate the cake for at least 2 hours before you remove the cake ring.

Decoration Tip 
Cut 2 pears in thin slices and turn both sides in sugar.
Place on a baking tray layered with parchment paper.
Bake for 15 min on 360 F. Turn them after 7 minutes.
Let completely cool off.

You can place them all around the cake. Just keep some filling and spread it around the edges, then stick the slices all around the edge.

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