Bartlett Pear Lattice Coffee Cake
Posted by: jack Thu, 18 Nov 2004, at 10:28 a.m.
1 large fresh Red or Yellow Bartlett Pear, cored and sliced
1/2 cup sugar, divided
2 tablespoons flour
1 teaspoon grated orange peel
4 cups buttermilk baking mix
1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
3/4 cup milk
Toss pear with 2 tablespoons sugar, flour and orange peel. Combine baking mix, 6
tablespoons sugar and cardamom. Beat together eggs and milk; add to dry
ingredients and stir until mixed. Turn out on lightly floured surface and knead
gently a few times. Cut off 2/3 of dough; pat on bottom and 1 inch up sides of
8-inch spring-form pan. Arrange pear slices over dough. Roll remaining dough
into ropes and arrange, lattice-fashion, on top of pear slices. Bake at 375° F.
for 40 to 45 minutes or until golden.