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Apple-Pear Upside Down Cake

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“Celebrate the local harvest of pears and apples and make this appealing dessert. Serve warm with ice cream or frozen yogurt.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Grease bottom and sides of 9-inch square cake pan. Add butter and melt in a 350F oven.
  2. Stir in brown sugar and spread evenly in pan; sprinkle with pecans.
  3. Peel, core and thinly slice apples and pear, slicing pear horizontally; toss together and arrange evenly over sugar mixture.
  4. CAKE: In a bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, and salt.
  5. Add butter, egg, buttermilk and vanilla.
  6. With electric mixer, beat on low speed until moistened; beat at medium speed for 1 minute, scraping sides of bowl.
  7. Spoon over fruit and spread evenly. Bake in a 350F oven for about 45 minutes or until a cake tester comes out clean. Let cool on rack for 20 mnutes.
  8. Run knife around edge of cake; carefully invert onto a plate, replacing any bits that may stick to pan. Serve warm.

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