“Any Fruit” Cake Bars

The South Arm Older Adults Cooking Club made a Pear Cake Bars for dessert. This is in line with adding more fruit in our diet idea.

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Michelle served the Pear Cake Bars with a scoop of frozen yogurt.

You can freeze small portions of this treat wrapped well in plastic wrap and foil.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups berries or chopped fruit (rhubarb, apples, peaches, pear, etc)
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon or orange zest

Batter

  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 1/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • icing sugar, if desired

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P/S: the pears are from Michelle’s backyard pear tree

Source: adapted from Guilt-free Sweet Treats

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