Pear Cake With Caramel Glaze

Recipe by Bayhill
READY IN: 1hr 20mins
YIELD: 1 cake




  • Preheat oven to 375ºF. Grease and flour a 12-cup Bundt pan; set aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine vegetable oil, granulated sugar, and beaten eggs; beat at medium speed of an electric mixer until well blended. Stir in vanilla.
  • In a medium bowl, combine flours, baking powder, baking soda, and allspice; stir well.
  • Add flour mixture to the sugar mixture alternately with the chopped pear, beating at medium speed until blended. Stir in chopped pecans.
  • Pour batter into prepared Bundt pan. Bake for 55 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted into center of cake comes out clean.
  • Let cool in pan 10 minutes; remove from pan, and let cool completely on a wire rack.
  • Spoon Caramel Glaze over cake.
  • Caramel Glaze:.
  • In a small saucepan, melt butter over medium heat; add brown sugar. Cook, stirring constantly, until sugar melts. Remove from heat. Add milk, stirring constantly.
  • Add powdered sugar, vanilla, and salt; beat at medium speed of an electric mixer until smooth.