Pear Cake With Caramel Drizzle Recipe

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Pear Cake with Caramel Drizzle

Lynette !

By
@breezermom

This is a cake I sampled at a craft fair in Mississippi. I thought it was yummy!


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Rating:

Serves:

12

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

CAKE

1 c
vegetable oil
1 3/4 c
sugar
3
eggs, beaten
1 Tbsp
vanilla extract
1 1/2 c
all-purpose flour
1 c
whole wheat flour
2 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
ground allspice
3 c
pears, peeled, cored, and chopped (about 4 ripe pears)
1 c
pecans, chopped

CARAMEL DRIZZLE

1/4 c
butter
1/4 c
dark brown sugar, firmly packed
2 Tbsp
milk
1 c
powdered sugar, sifted
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
1 pinch
salt

Directions Step-By-Step

1
For the cake: Combine the vegetable oil, sugar, and beaten eggs in a large mixing bowl; beat at medium speed of an electric mixer until well blended. Stir in vanilla.
2
Combine the flours, baking powder, baking soda, and allspice in a medium bowl; stir well.
3
Add the flour mixture to the sugar mixture alternately with the chopped pear, beating at medium speed until blended. Stir in the chopped pecans.
4
Pour the batter into a greased and floured 12-cup Bundt pan. Bake at 375 degrees for 55 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Let it cool in the pan for 10 minutes; remove from the pan and let cool completely on a wire rack.
5
For the drizzle: Melt the butter in a small saucepan; add the brown sugar, and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until the sugar melts. Remove from the heat.
6
Add the milk to the butter/sugar mix, stirring constantly. Add the powdered sugar, vanilla, and salt. ABeat at medium speed of an electric mixer until smooth. Drizzle over the cake when it is cool.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Southern