Pear Cake

Makes 8
Prep 20 m
Bake 35 m

Ingredients

Batter

Pears and Topping

Directions

  1. 1 of 1 Coat 10-inch pie plate with nonstick spray.

Prepare batter:

  1. 1 of 1 Beat butter and sugar in medium-size bowl until well blended. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. On low speed beat in cream, flour, ground and fresh ginger and salt. Batter will be stiff. Spread into prepared pie plate.

Prepare pears and topping:

  1. 1 of 3 Peel pears; cut each into quarters lengthwise; cut out cores. Slice each pear quarter crosswise in 1/4-inch-thick slices, keeping shape of pear quarter. Using spatula, lift each quarter and arrange in batter, spoke wheel fashion; gently press into batter. Drizzle top with melted butter; sprinkle with brown sugar. Refrigerate, covered, until time to bake.
  2. 2 of 3 Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  3. 3 of 3 Bake in 350 degree F oven 35 minutes, until lightly browned. Beat cream, ginger and sugar in bowl until stiff peaks form. Serve cake warm, with cream. Makes 8 servings.
Nutrition Information for Pear Cake
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Per Serving: 101 mg sodium, 4 g pro., 350 kcal cal., 23 g Fat, total, 34 g carb., 14 g sat. fat, 121 mg chol.