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Upsidedown pear almond cake

You can find more sugar-free recipes like this one and more over on our blog or check out Natvia's archive of dessert videos over at Healthy Treats!

Makes 12 slices


60 g dates chopped

2 ripe pears, peeled, cored, and sliced

150 g unsalted butter

0.5 cup Natvia

2 eggs

0.75 cup plain flour

1.5 teaspoon baking powder

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 teaspoon ground nutmeg

40 g almond meal

1 cup buttermilk


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease and line a baking tray.
  2. Spread the chopped dates in the baking tray. Melt 50g butter and pour into the tray.
  3. Add the pear slices on top of the dates.
  4. Beat together 100g butter and Natvia. Followed by adding vanilla extract and eggs.
  5. Combine all dry ingredients, add to the mix. Also add the buttermilk. Mix until well combined.
  6. Bake for 1 hour and 20 minutes, cover with foil if surface starts to brown too quickly.
  7. Toss flaked almond in cinnamon and bake in oven for roughly 10 minutes until golden.
  8. Sprinkle the almond on top.
  9. Serve with cream to taste.


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