Fresh Pear Upside Down Cake

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INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine butter and sugar in 8-inch cake pan.
  • Melt butter over low heat and spread evenly over bottom of pan.
  • Pare fruit and slice lengthwise.
  • Remove core and slice thinly lengthwise.
  • Arrange slices in a circle in pan and sprinkle with nutmeg.
  • Beat egg yolks well.
  • Add syrup and beat more.
  • Stir in vanilla and melted shortening.
  • Sift together and stir in flour, baking powder and salt.
  • Stir in bran.
  • Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry and fold into batter.
  • Spread over pears.
  • Bake at 350°F for 45 minutes.
  • Cool 10 minutes and turn out onto plate while still very warm.
  • Serve with whipped or ice cream (optional).
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