Amaretto Pear Upside-Down Cake Recipe

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Amaretto Pear Upside-Down Cake
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  1. Preheat oven to 350° degrees. Butter six 1-1/4 cup custard cups, ramekins, or giant muffin tins.
  2. Melt 4 tablespoons butter in a small saucepan. Add brown sugar and honey; cook over low heat for about 2 minutes until mixture no longer separates.
  3. Divide mixture evenly between prepared dishes.
  4. Cut each pear into 12 wedges and place 4 wedges in the bottom of each dish; set aside.
  5. In a medium bowl, beat remaining 6 tablespoons butter until light and fluffy.
  6. Beat in eggs and vanilla.
  7. In a separate bowl, combine all dry ingredients.
  8. Combine milk and Amaretto in a bowl. Add half of the dry ingredients to the butter and sugar mixture, then half of the liquid, beating well after each addition.
  9. Repeat until all ingredients are combined.
  10. Pour batter into the six prepared dishes, smoothing the top.
  11. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, until cooked through. Remove from oven and place on a rack for 10 minutes.
  12. Carefully flip each dish over onto serving plates to remove from dish.
  13. Serve immediately with lightly sweetened cream and toasted almond slices.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 653.81 Kcal (2737 kJ)
Calories from fat 254.96 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 28.33g 44%
Cholesterol 105.85mg 35%
Sodium 970.51mg 40%
Potassium 364.47mg 8%
Total Carbs 90.35g 30%
Sugars 42.99g 172%
Dietary Fiber 6.61g 26%
Protein 7.5g 15%
Vitamin C 3.1mg 5%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 8%
Iron 3mg 16%
Calcium 229.5mg 23%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 270.97 Kcal (1134 kJ)
Calories from fat 105.67 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.74g 44%
Cholesterol 43.87mg 35%
Sodium 402.23mg 40%
Potassium 151.05mg 8%
Total Carbs 37.44g 30%
Sugars 17.82g 172%
Dietary Fiber 2.74g 26%
Protein 3.11g 15%
Vitamin C 1.3mg 5%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 8%
Iron 1.2mg 16%
Calcium 95.1mg 23%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 14.6
  • 17

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • good source of fiber

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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