Upside-Down Pear Gingerbread

Course : Cakes
Serves: 8
Print a Recipe Card
3 x 5 Card | 4 x 6 Card | Printer Friendly
 

Ingredients:

---TOPPING---
2 tablespoons butter -- melted
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
2 medium pears -- peeled and sliced
---CAKE---
1 large egg
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup buttermilk
1/4 cup butter -- melted
1/4 cup fancy molasses
1 1/4 cups flour
2 teaspoons ginger
1 teaspoon cinnamon
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1 dash nutmeg
1 dash cloves
 

Preparation / Directions:

1. Spread butter in 8 inch round cake pan; sprinkle with sugar. Arrange sliced pears, overlapping, in circle to cover pan. 2. Cake: In bowl, beat egg, sugar, buttermilk, butter and molasses. Stir together flour, ginger, cinnamon, baking soda, nutmeg and cloves; stir into buttermilk mixture just until moistened. 3. Pour over pears. Bake at 375 F for 50-55 minutes or until tester comes out clean. Let cool on rack for 15 mintues; invert on platter.

 

Nutritional Information:

289 Calories (kcal); 10g Total Fat; (29% calories from fat); 4g Protein; 48g Carbohydrate; 47mg Cholesterol; 235mg Sodium


Rate this Recipe?
1 2 3 4 5
Poor                            Great

E-mail this to a friend!

Friend's Name (TO):
Friend's E-mail Address:
Your Name (FROM):
Your E-mail Address:

More Cakes Recipes