1Cream sugar and eggs.Add oil slowly and beat well.Combine dry ingredients and stir well.Add pears,nuts,and vanilla.Mix well.Pour into greased 9x12 baking pan(batter will be very stiff).Bake at 325 degrees F. for 1 hour or until light brown and
2firm to touch.
3Topping(make 10 minutes before cake is done)
1-cup brown sugar
Cook for 3 minutes.Pour over hot cake in pan.Let sit until cold.Cut and serve.