Total Time
45mins
Prep 0 mins
Cook 45 mins

Celebrate the local harvest of pears and apples and make this appealing dessert. Serve warm with ice cream or frozen yogurt.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Grease bottom and sides of 9-inch square cake pan. Add butter and melt in a 350F oven.
  2. Stir in brown sugar and spread evenly in pan; sprinkle with pecans.
  3. Peel, core and thinly slice apples and pear, slicing pear horizontally; toss together and arrange evenly over sugar mixture.
  4. CAKE: In a bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, and salt.
  5. Add butter, egg, buttermilk and vanilla.
  6. With electric mixer, beat on low speed until moistened; beat at medium speed for 1 minute, scraping sides of bowl.
  7. Spoon over fruit and spread evenly. Bake in a 350F oven for about 45 minutes or until a cake tester comes out clean. Let cool on rack for 20 mnutes.
  8. Run knife around edge of cake; carefully invert onto a plate, replacing any bits that may stick to pan. Serve warm.