Ginger Pear Upside-down Cake

Ginger Pear Upside-down Cake Recipe

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Marian Arbour

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The pears and ginger in this cake go well together and there are not many pear cakes that I have seen and the combination is unusual.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
12
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
50 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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cake
1 c
granulated sugar
1/2 c
butter
1 tsp
vanilla and 2 large eggs
1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
milk
1 Tbsp
finely chopped crystallized ginger
1 1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
each of nutmeg and cinnamon
topping
1/2 c
packed brown sugar
1/4 c
butter
2 Tbsp
corn syrup, light
1 Tbsp
finely chopped crystallized ginger
2
ripe pears

How to Make Ginger Pear Upside-down Cake

Step-by-Step

  • 1TOPPING..combine brown sugar, butter and corn syrup in small saucepan. Cook and stir over medium heat for 3 to 5 minutes or until smooth and sugar has melted. Pour into round 9 inch cake pan that has been sprayed with non-stick cooking spray..sprinkle evenly with ginger...set aside.
  • 2CAKE..Preheat oven to 350F..In mixing bowl put in sugar, butter and vanilla and beat until smooth, add eggs and beat until well combined about 4 minutes...add remaining cake ingredients and beat for about 3 minutes.
  • 3Peel, core and slice pear and arrange pear slices evenly over sugar ginger mix..pour cake mixture over pear slices and bake for 45 to 50 minutes or test with toothpick and if clean remove cake from oven place on wire rack and let stand for about 3 minutes in pan and then invert on to serving plate...serve warm or room temperature..with a dollop of ice cream or whipping cream.

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About Ginger Pear Upside-down Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Canadian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Low Fat




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