Spiced Pear Upside Down Cake

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 9
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 409.2
  • Total Fat: 25.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 77.2 mg
  • Sodium: 744.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 42.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.5 g
  • Protein: 5.0 g

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Number of Servings: 9


    1/2 cup of butter, melted
    1/2 cup of chopped walnuts
    1/4 cup packed brown sugar
    3 large pears, peeled and diced
    1/2 cup of butter, softened
    1/3 cup sugar
    1 egg
    1/3 cup molasses
    1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
    3/4 tsp. ground ginger
    3/4 tsp. ground cinnamon
    1/2 tsp. baking powder
    1/4 tsp. baking soda
    2 tbsp. ground flaxseed
    1/2 cup warm water


1. Pour melted butter into a 9-inch square baking pan; sprinkle with nuts and brown sugar. Arrange pears over nuts.

2. In a large bowl, cream softened butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and molasses. Combine the flour, ginger, cinnamon, baking powder, flaxseed, and baking soda; add to creamed mixture alternately with water, beating well after each addition.

3. Spread batter over pears. Bake at 350 for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.

4. Cool for 10 minutes before inverting onto a serving plate.

5. Serve warm with ice cream or whipped cream if desired.

Number of Servings: 9

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MLDEBLOIS.

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