Caramelized Pear Cake Recipe

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Caramelized Pear Cake
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  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Melt butter in heavy 10-inch-diameter ovenproof skillet over low heat. Remove from heat. Sprinkle with brown sugar. Arrange quartered pears in flower design atop sugar, cutting some pieces to fit center if necessary.
  2. Whisk flour, 2/3 cup sugar, crystallized ginger, cinnamon, baking soda, ground ginger and salt in medium bowl to blend. Whisk eggs, oil, vanilla and orange peel in large bowl to blend. Mix in grated pears. Mix dry ingredients into egg mixture.
  3. Carefully pour batter over pears in skillet. Bake cake until tester inserted into center comes out clean, about 40 minutes. Cool cake in skillet on rack 20 minutes. Run knife around skillet sides to loosen. Place plate on skillet over cake. Invert cake onto plate. Serve warm.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 988.42 Kcal (4138 kJ)
Calories from fat 759.25 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 84.36g 130%
Cholesterol 251.96mg 84%
Sodium 339.35mg 14%
Potassium 72.61mg 2%
Total Carbs 56.42g 19%
Sugars 9.93g 40%
Dietary Fiber 4.99g 20%
Protein 6.41g 13%
Vitamin C 6.5mg 11%
Vitamin A 0.8mg 28%
Iron 0.6mg 3%
Calcium 59.9mg 6%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 304.23 Kcal (1274 kJ)
Calories from fat 233.69 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25.97g 130%
Cholesterol 77.55mg 84%
Sodium 104.45mg 14%
Potassium 22.35mg 2%
Total Carbs 17.37g 19%
Sugars 3.06g 40%
Dietary Fiber 1.53g 20%
Protein 1.97g 13%
Vitamin C 2mg 11%
Vitamin A 0.3mg 28%
Iron 0.2mg 3%
Calcium 18.4mg 6%

* 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

  • 26
  • 28

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

Bad Points

  • High in Total Fat

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