This cake is such a pleasing and delicious cake!
Pear and cinnamon cake with meringue
60 g butter, softened
60 g sugar
60 g plain flour
2 pears, thinly sliced
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tbsp lemon juice
2 egg whites
100 g sugar
Cake: In a bowl whisk together butter and sugar well. Add the egg. Fold in the flour. Pour the batter into a round cake tin (20 cm) lined with parchment paper. Put the pear slices down into the batter and sprinkle with cinnamon and lemon juice. Bake the cake for about 10 minutes at 180 degrees Celsius.
In the meanwhile beat the egg whites stiff in a clean bowl and add the sugar a little at a time, until a beautiful meringue is created. Add the meringue on top of the baked cake. Bake the cake in the oven at 200 degrees Celsius until light golden for about 15 minutes.