- 1/4 cup butter, melted
- 2 cans (15-1/4 ounces each) sliced pears, drained and patted dry
- 1/3 cup sugar
- 1 package (14-1/2 ounces) gingerbread cake mix
- Spread the butter in a 9-in. square baking dish. Arrange pear slices in rows over the butter. Sprinkle with sugar. Prepare cake mix batter according to package directions. Carefully pour over the pears.
- Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes before inverting onto a serving plate. Yield: 9 servings.
Originally published as Pear Gingerbread Cake in Quick Cooking January/February 2004, p35
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Reviewed Aug. 16, 2009
This cake was very rich and delicious. However, I would recommend eating it all in the same day because it does not keep well in the fridge.