Pear UpSide-Down Cake

Source: BettyCrocker.com

Category: Dessert

Type: Cakes

Classifications: Cakes, Brownies,Pies & Pu

Qty Measure Ingredient

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1/4 cup butter

1/4 cup packed brown sugar

1 large pear, thinly sliced

2 tablespoons chopped pecans

1 1/2 cups BisquickŪ baking mix

1/2 cup packed brown sugar

1/2 cup milk or water

2 tablespoons vegetable oil

1 teaspoon vanilla

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

1 egg

Instructions: Heat oven to 350 degrees. In 9-inch round or 8-inch square pan, melt butter in oven. Sprinkle 1/4 cup brown sugar evenly over melted butter. Arrange pear slices in single layer on sugar mixture; sprinkle with pecans.

In medium bowl, beat remaining ingredients with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, scraping bowl constantly. Beat on medium speed 4 minutes. scraping bowl occasionally. Pour batter over pear slices and pecans.

Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Immediately place heatproof serving plate upside down over pan; turn plate and pan over. Leave pan over cake a few minutes so brown sugar mixture can drizzle over cake; remove pan.

Cool at least 10 minutes before serving. Store cake loosely covered.

Staging:

Variations:

Background: Note: High Altitude (3500-6500 ft.): Not recommeded.

Substitution: Use 1 to 2 large fresh peaches instead of the pear.

Serves: 9

Food Exchanges: