Recipe Sifter

  • Start Here
    • Course
    • Main Ingredient
    • Cuisine
    • Preparation
    • Occasion
    • Diet
    • Nutrition

Select () or exclude () categories to narrow your recipe search.


As you select categories, the number of matching recipes will update.

Make some selections to begin narrowing your results.
  • Calories
  • Amount per serving
    1. Total Fat
    2. Saturated Fat
    3. Polyunsat. Fat
    4. Monounsat. Fat
    5. Trans Fat
  • Cholesterol
  • Sodium
  • Potassium
  • Total Carbohydrates
    1. Dietary Fiber
    2. Sugars
  • Protein
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B6
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin E
  • Magnesium
  • Alcohol
  • Caffeine
  • Find exactly what you're looking for with the web's most powerful recipe filtering tool.

    You are in: Home / Recipes / Pear-Gingerbread Cake Recipe
    Lost? Site Map

    Pear-Gingerbread Cake

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hr 10 mins

    30 mins

    40 mins

    Tarbean's Note:

    Recipe I've yet to try, but here for safe keeping. From Cooking Pleasures magazine, sent in by Nita Thedford, McKinney, TX.

    • Save to Recipe Box

    • Add to Grocery List

    • Print

    • Email

    My Private Note



    Units: US | Metric


    1. 1
      Heat oven to 350. Pour butter into 13x9 pan; arrange pears over bottom of pan. In small bowl, stir together brown sugar and 1 Tbs of the cinnamon; sprinkle over pears.
    2. 2
      In medium bolw, whisk together flour, cocoa, baking soda, ginger, remaining 1 tsp cinnamon, cloves and salt.
    3. 3
      In large bowl, beat 1/2 cup of sugar and shortening at medium speed 3 minutes til blended. Beat in egg. Beat in molasses. Beat in flour mixture in 3 parts alternately with water, beginning and ending with flour mixture.
    4. 4
      Pour batter over pears. Bake 35-40 minutes til toothpick inserted in the center comes out almost clean with some moist crumbs attached. Cook in pan on wire rack 30 minutes. Invert onto serving platter; remove pan.
    5. 5
      Meanwhile, in medium bowl, beat cream and remaining 2 Tbs sugar at medium-high speed until soft peaks form. Serve cake warm with whipped cream.

    Browse Our Top Dessert Recipes

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on November 27, 2006


      This cake tasted like a spice chocolate cake with pears. It was okay, but I was expecting more of a gingerbread flavor because of the name of the recipe. The ginger flavor was overpowered by the amount of cocoa. The pears were a nice touch.

      people found this review Helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No


    Nutritional Facts for Pear-Gingerbread Cake

    Serving Size: 1 (148 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 16

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 415.1
    Calories from Fat 219
    Total Fat 24.4 g
    Saturated Fat 12.6 g
    Cholesterol 69.2 mg
    Sodium 262.8 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 49.7 g
    Dietary Fiber 3.1 g
    Sugars 28.3 g
    Protein 3.8 g

    Ideas from


    Everything Holidays

    Make this season merry, bright and manageable with our easy ideas.

    Advertisement Network of Sites

    • Mexican Recipes
    • Chinese Recipes
    • Australian Recipes
    • Breakfast Recipes
    • Greek Recipes
    • Restaurant Recipes
    • Italian Recipes
    • Christmas Recipes
    • Thanksgiving Recipes
    • Southern Recipes
    • Dessert Recipes
    • Deep Fried Recipes
    • Thai Recipes
    • Low Cholesterol Recipes
    • Indian Recipes
    • Healthy Recipes
    • Meatloaf Recipes