Upside-Down Pear Gingerbread

Total Time
55mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 40 mins

The glistening cake gets its rich taste from applesauce and spices instead of butter - Vegetarian Times.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Brush 10-inch cast iron skillet or 8x8-inch glass baking dish with butter.
  3. To make gingerbread: Whisk flours, ginger, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda and salt in medium bowl. Beat egg, sugar and molasses with mixer for 3 minutes. add applesauce and oil, and beat until blended. Fold in flour mixture and yogurt.
  4. To make pear topping: Press brown sugar over bottom of prepared skillet. Sprinkle with nuts. Arrange pear slices in circles over nuts. Pour batter over pears.
  5. Bake 35 - 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Loosen edges with knife. Invert cake onto platter.

Reviews

(7)
Most Helpful

This cake is just delicious and easy to make!! I followed the recipe as directed. I will definitely make this again!

SugarPlum336 January 15, 2017

I do love the smell & taste of gingerbread, & when combined in your recipe with the pears, it's absolutely wonderful, & although I have it added to my holiday cookbook, I plan on making this several times throughout the year! A definite keeper of a recipe! Thanks for sharing it! [Made & reviewed in Healthy Choices ABC recipe tag]

Sydney Mike February 05, 2012

Easy to prepare and looks and tastes great! Wouldn't change a thing!

replank October 29, 2011

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