Ellen Bales


This is my own version of another recipe I recently posted. I had a box of gingerbread mix in the pantry and I also had one can of peaches and one can of pears. So I whipped this up and it is awesome, even if it is cheating a little bit!

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10 Min
40 Min


1 box
gingerbread mix (plus ingredients listed on the box)
1 can(s)
(15 oz.) peach halves in syrup
1 can(s)
(15 oz.) pear slices
3/4 stick
2 c
brown sugar
whipped cream or topping


1Melt the butter in the microwave and pour it into a 9" square baking pan. Pour brown sugar over the melted butter to absorb the butter and pat it down into an even layer.

2Drain the peaches and pears and lay the peach halves cut side up on top of the brown sugar. Arrange the pear slices in between peach halves.

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3Follow the directions on the gingerbread mix to make the batter, and pour the batter over the peaches and pears.

4Follow the directions on the box for oven temperature and length of time to bake. Check for doneness by sticking a knife halfway into the center. If it comes back with batter on it, return the cake to the oven for another 5 or 10 minutes and then test it again.

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5When the knife comes out clean, remove the cake and let it cool for a few minutes.

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6To serve, cut a square out of the pan, and spoon the juices from the bottom of the pan over the cake. Top with whipped cream. Best served hot from the oven.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #gooey, #BUTTERY, #decadent