Quick and easy treat - The easiest cake ever and it kicks ass. No kidding. 10 minutes to the oven and it was one of my best cakes. I used 3 cups of chopped pears and a whole teaspoon of almond extract instead of vanilla.
How to Make Italian Pear Cake with Marzipan - for the almond paste use half caster sugar/half ground almonds with enough lightly beaten egg to mix it into a paste. Almond paste shouldn't be quite as sweet as marzipan.