Upside-Down Pear Gingerbread

Recipe by Skippy BW
READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Brush 10-inch cast iron skillet or 8x8-inch glass baking dish with butter.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Bake 35 - 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Loosen edges with knife. Invert cake onto platter.
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