Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Pear Upside-Down Cake

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Pear Upside-Down Cake

1 Pear, sliced
1 1/4 cups flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 stick of butter
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1/2 cup milk

6 tbsp butter
6 tbsp sugar
pinch of cardamon
pinch of cinnamon
pinch of nutmeg

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

2. Melt 6 tbsp butter in a saucepan and stir in the 6 tbsp of sugar until well incorporated. Once the mixture is nice and smooth add the cardamon, cinnamon, and nutmeg.  Pour mixture in the bottom of a cake pan. 

3. Arrange pear slices in the cake pan on top of the poured caramel mixture.

4. In a large bowl mix the flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.

5. In a separate bowl, cream the butter and sugar together until smooth. Add the eggs one at a time until fully incorporated.

6. Alternately mix the four mix and the milk to the creamed mix. Mix until smooth.

7. Pour into cake pan on top of the pears and bake for 50-60 minutes.

8. Once done, remove from oven and immediately turn upside-down onto a platter. 

9. Watch the yummy gooey caramel drip down the sides of the cake...and enjoy!

1 comment:

BakingWithoutaBox said...

Upside down cakes are so much fun! Very pretty.