Our best cakes using apples and pears

We have put together a list of our favourite cakes that highlight Aussie apples and pears.

1. Apple and sour cream cake

Bake this old-fashioned apple and sour cream cake with fresh apples, then top it with salted caramel frosting and extra apple slices.

2. Pear, orange and thyme shortbread cake

This gorgeous shortbread cake is filled with delicate flavour from pear, orange and thyme. It makes a show-stopping Mother’s Day dessert. 

3. Sticky pear chocolate mud cake

For a show-stopping dessert with a seasonal twist, try this indulgent chocolate cake. It’s topped with whipped cream, caramel pears and hazelnuts - a winning combination. 

4. Curtis Stone’s sugar-crusted pear and brown butter cake

Using sweet caramelised pears, Curtis Stone’s brown butter cake is a must-try. To save time on the day, you can make the brown butter up to 2 days ahead. 

5. Chocolate and hazelnut upside-down pear cake

This gorgeous upside-down pear cake has irresistible flavours of chocolate and hazelnut. It’s a rustic dessert you’ll want to make again and again.

6. Caramelised apple upside-down cake

Topped with sticky caramelised apples, this delicious cake is just the thing for dessert or afternoon tea. Serve with whipped cream or ice cream.

7. Curtis Stone's apple cinnamon custard cake

Curtis Stone combines apples, cinnamon and sweet custard to make a delicious cake that is best served warm with whipped cream.

8. Spiced apple cake with brown butter icing

Create a rich and perfectly sweet apple cake. It’s lightly spiced with cinnamon and topped with an irresistible burnt butter icing. Try it for afternoon tea, or any time of day.