Gingerbread Pear Cake

Michelle Bates-Phipps

By
@chelleicious

I was given some pears and didn't know what to do with them so went on a search for recipes. I found a recipe titled "Dark Gingerbread Pear Cake" on a blog www.sassyradish.com . Of course I had to make some substitutions and alterations to make it my own but the basic recipe is still the same. It made the house smell heavenly!


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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
35 Min

Ingredients

DRY INGREDINTS TO MIX TOGETHER

1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
cinnamon
1/4 tsp
salt
1/8 tsp
all spice

WET INGREDINTS TO PUT INTO MIXER

1/2 c
dark brown sugar
1/4 c
dark molasses
1/4 c
corn syrup, light
3 large
eggs

MELT TOGETHER

1 stick
butter
1/4 c
water

FRUIT

2
pears, chopped
1/4 c
ginger, grated

Step-By-Step

1clean, core and chop pears. You can peel them first if you like. Set aside

2peel and grate ginger. Ginger peels very easily with the back of a spoon. Be careful grating because it is very fibrous. Set aside

3mix dry ingredients together in a small bowl. Set aside

4mix wet ingredients in stand mixer one at a time. It is best if your eggs are room temperature.

5melt together butter and water in sauce pan.

6mix dry and wet mixtures together on low speed a little at a time until blended.

7add butter with water and ginger. Mix until just blended

8butter and flour a 8 x 8 pan. pour cake mixture in. put pears on top. Do not mix in!

9bake in 350 oven for approx 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts
Hashtags: #Ginger, #pear