Pear Upside-Down Cake

Pear Upside-Down Cake

55 Min(s)
20 Min(s) Prep
35 Min(s) Cook
Discover a sweet and fruity dessert that the whole crowd will love with our Pear Upside-Down Cake recipe. This Pear Upside-Down Cake is a pound cake-like confection featuring fresh pear, pumpkin spice and cranberries!
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16 servings
Original recipe yields 16 servings
3 fresh pears (1 lb.), peeled
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1 pkg. (2-layer size) yellow cake mix
4 eggs
1-1/4 cups water
1/4 cup oil
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Let's Make It
1
Heat oven to 350ºF.
2
Cut pears lengthwise in half; remove cores, then cut pears lengthwise into 1/4-inch-thick slices. Arrange on bottom of 13x9-inch pan sprayed with cooking spray. Combine sugar and spice; sprinkle over pears. Top with cranberries.
3
Beat next 5 ingredients with mixer until blended; pour over ingredients in pan.
4
Bake 35 min. or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean and cake begins to pull away from sides of pan. Cool 10 min. Run knife around edges of pan to loosen cake. Place large platter over cake; invert cake onto platter. Gently remove pan. Cool cake slightly. Serve topped with COOL WHIP.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Special Extra
Stir additional 1/4 tsp. pumpkin pie spice into COOL WHIP before serving over cake.
Tip 2
Note
If you don't have a large platter, invert cake onto baking sheet instead.
Tip 3
Make Ahead
Cake can be made ahead of time. Serve at room temperature. Refrigerate leftovers.
Nutrition
Calories
260.00
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.00g
Saturated Fat 3.00g
Trans Fat 0.00g
Cholesterol 45.00mg
Sodium 310.00mg
Total Carbohydrates 47.00g
Dietary Fibers 1.00g
Sugars 35.00g
Protein 3.00g
Vitamin A
0.00%
Vitamin C
0.00%
Calcium
6.00%
Iron
6.00%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
16 servings
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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