upside down pear-spiced cake

Course : Cakes
Serves: 16
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this recipe make a 16 slice rich sponge cake with a caramel topping with glaze the sides of the cake. the cake has a rich dark brown colour and has a soft spongy texture on the inside.


3 medium pears
1/2 pound butter softened
2 cups granulated sugar
3 cups flour
3 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup milk
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon allspice
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 tablespoons brown sugar
4 large eggs

Preparation / Directions:

wash pears and slice thinly andplace in water with afew drops of lime preheat oven to 350 cream butter and sugar until fluffy and pale and egss one at a time about a minute after each addition sift dry ingridents and seperate into 3 sections alternately add flour mixture and milk ending with flour grease and line a 9in pan srinkle with brown sugarand arrange pear slices pour cake batter over pear slices and bake foe 45 minutes or until skewer come out clean

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