Total Time
1hr 35mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 50 mins

Southern Living

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Grease the bottom and sides of a 9-inch springform pan with 3 tablespoons butter.
  2. Sprinkle evenly with brown sugar; arrange pear slices in a pinwheel pattern on brown sugar.
  3. Place maraschino cherries and pecan halves in center of pinwheel.
  4. Beat remaining ½ cup plus 1 tablespoons butter at medium speed using an electric mixer until fluffy; gradually add in sugar, beating well.
  5. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating until blended after each addition.
  6. Add in sour cream, beating until smooth.
  7. Add in flour and the next 3 ingredients, beating until batter is smooth.
  8. Spoon batter evenly over arranged pears.
  9. Bake in a 350° oven for 45-50 minutes or until a pick comes out clean.
  10. Cool in pan 15 minutes; remove side of pan; invert onto a serving plate, and remove bottom of pan.

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