Upside-Down Pear Gingerbread

“The glistening cake gets its rich taste from applesauce and spices instead of butter - Vegetarian Times.”
READY IN:
55mins
SERVES:
12
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Brush 10-inch cast iron skillet or 8x8-inch glass baking dish with butter.
  3. To make gingerbread: Whisk flours, ginger, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda and salt in medium bowl. Beat egg, sugar and molasses with mixer for 3 minutes. add applesauce and oil, and beat until blended. Fold in flour mixture and yogurt.
  4. To make pear topping: Press brown sugar over bottom of prepared skillet. Sprinkle with nuts. Arrange pear slices in circles over nuts. Pour batter over pears.
  5. Bake 35 - 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Loosen edges with knife. Invert cake onto platter.

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