Old Fashioned Pear Spice Cake [with Cream Cheese Frosting]

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 50 mins

From the Sunset Potluck Cookbook

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In the large bowl of an electric mixture, combine sugar, oil, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger salt and flour.
  2. Mix to blend; then beat at medium-high speed for 5 minutes.
  3. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  4. Using a rubber spatula, fold pears and nuts into batter.
  5. Spread in an ungreased 9 by 13 inch baking pan.
  6. Bake in a 350 oven until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. (50-55 minutes).
  7. Let cool in pan on a wire rack.
  8. Meanwhile, prepare Cream Cheese Frosting.
  9. For frosting:.
  10. Beat [butter, cream cheese and vanilla] until fluffy.
  11. Gradually beat in powdered sugar until frosting is of good spreading consistency.
  12. Spread frosting over cool cake.