Gingerbread-Pear Upside-Down Cake

9
Servings
30m
Prep Time
120m
Cook Time
2h 30m
Ready In


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Original recipe yields 9 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (208.9 g)
  • Calories 587.8
  • Total Fat - 28.3 g
  • Saturated Fat - 5.1 g
  • Cholesterol - 22 mg
  • Sodium - 520.4 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 79.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 3.2 g
  • Sugars - 38 g
  • Protein - 6.1 g
  • Calcium - 105.9 mg
  • Iron - 2.8 mg
  • Vitamin C - 2.2 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Spread 1/4 cup butter on bottom of 10 inch round cake pan or 9 inch square cake pan. Sprinkle with the 2 tablespoons sugar. Arrange pear slices on top.

Step 2

Cream together remaining butter and brown sugar. Beat in egg until light and fluffy. Stir in molasses.

Step 3

Dissolve baking soda in boiling water, set aside.

Step 4

Sift together flour, ginger, cinnamon, cloves and salt. Add flour mixture alternately with dissolved baking soda to creamed mixture, stirring just until blended. Pour over pears.

Step 5

Bake in 350°F oven 50-65 minutes or until tester inserted into centre comes out clean.

Step 6

Run knife around edge of pan to loosen cake. Let cool in pan for 15 minutes, then invert a serving plate on top of pan and turn out upside-down onto plate. Serve warm.

Tips & Variations


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