Need a last-minute, impressive dish? This bundt cake recipe is quick to throw together

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Did you know the Bundt cake, while based on a traditional European cake, was popularized in the United States in the 1940’s and 50’s? You can make almost any cake recipe into a Bundt, and because the pans can be quite ornate in their shape, the resulting cakes make for excellent presentation at holidays or events or even as a host gift.
This recipe is quick to throw together and uses ingredients you likely already have in your kitchen, making it the perfect one to whip up when you need a last-minute, impressive dish. Plus, it makes the whole house smell absolutely delightful!
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Southern pear Bundt cake
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3 bosc pears, peeled, cored, and diced
1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
½ teaspoon ground cloves
½ teaspoon allspice
4 large eggs
1 cup plain yogurt
1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
Preheat the oven to 350F and spray a 12-cup Bundt pan with nonstick baking spray.
In a medium-large mixing bowl, combine the pear pieces and sugar and allow to rest 1 hour at room temperature.
In a second medium mixing bowl whisk together the flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, ground cloves, and allspice. Set aside.
In a small bowl, whisk the eggs until they start to lighten in color, then add the yogurt and oil. Pour this mixture into the bowl with the pears and stir to combine.
Add the dry ingredients to the wet and fold until homogenous.
Pour the cake batter into the prepared Bundt pan and bake for 50-60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean. Cool at least 10 minutes before serving.
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