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Upside Down Pear Cake

Posted On: Oct 6, 2018   |   Posted By: Jo and Sue

Upside Down Pear Cake

For some reason pears seem to be the last of the fruit choices. Whenever I bake something with apples or plums or peaches it is always gobbled up in a short time BUT when I make something with pears people are way more reluctant to dig in. I kind of get it. I mean... they aren't my favorite either. It's a texture thing for me. Put them in a pie or a cake though... I'm all over it. This cake, for example, is ridiculously good. Crumbly spice cake with gooey caramelized pears on top. Uh, yeah. Sign me up.
Upside Down Pear Cake
IngredientsCaramelized Pear Layer2 Tbsp butter1/2 cup brown sugar2 pears, peeled and cored
Cake2 cups flour1 tsp ginger1/2 tsp cinnamon1/8 tsp cardamom2 tsp baking powderpinch salt1/2 cup butter, softened1 cup sugar2 eggs2 tsp vanilla2/3 cup milk
DirectionsPreheat oven to 350. Line the bottom of a 10 inch pan with parchment paper, spray lightly with cooking spray, set aside. Place 2 Tbsp butter and 1/2 cup brown sugar in a small saucepan over medium heat. Stir until melted and combined....

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