Caramel-Glazed Pear Cake

READY IN: 1hr 28mins
Recipe by Juenessa

Southern Living, September 2002. Very ripe pears make this cake ultramoist.

Top Review by gwynn

Simple and good. Thanks for posting.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. To make cake:.
  2. Toss together pears and 1 tablespoon sugar; let stand 5 minutes.
  3. Beat eggs, 2 cups sugar, and oil at medium speed with an electric mixer until blended.
  4. Combine flour, salt, and baking soda, and add to egg mixture, beating at low speed until blended.
  5. Fold in pears, chopped pecans, and vanilla extract.
  6. Pour batter into a greased and floured 10-inch Bundt pan.
  7. Bake at 350° for 1 hour or until a wooden pick inserted in center of cake comes out clean.
  8. Remove from pan, and drizzle Caramel Glaze over warm cake.
  9. To make the glaze:.
  10. Stir together brown sugar, butter, and evaporated milk in a small saucepan over medium heat; bring to a boil, and cook, stirring constantly, 2 1/2 minutes or until sugar dissolves.

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