Ginger Pear Cake

Recipe by DoremiAZ
READY IN: 1hr 25mins


  • Topping
  • 1
    (15 ounce) can pear halves in natural juice, reserve juice
  • 14
    cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1
    tablespoon butter, softened
  • Cake
  • 1
    (18 1/4 ounce) yellow cake mix or (18 1/4 ounce) French vanilla cake mix
  • 13
    cup reserved pear juice
  • 13
    cup butter, softened
  • 13
    cup chopped candied ginger
  • Glaze
  • 1
    tablespoon butter, softened
  • remaining pear juice


  • Heat oven to 325°F Grease and sugar a 10 cup bundt pan.
  • Cut pear halves in half. Decoratively place each pear piece, rounded side down, in pan flutes.
  • In small bowl, stir together the brown sugar and 1 tablespoon of softened butter until crumbly. Sprinkle brown sugar and butter mixture over the pears.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine all cake ingredients; mix on low speed for 30 seconds. Beat on medium speed for 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally.
  • Spoon cake mixture into prepared pan until 3/4 full.
  • Bake for 60-65 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean.
  • Cool for 10 minutes exactly, then remove from pan and cool completely on a rack.
  • While the cake is cooling mix the glaze.
  • Once the cake is completely cool move it to a platter and add the glaze.