Starkrimson Pear Cinnamon Cake

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Starkrimson Pear Cinnamon Cake
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Ingredients

  • 4 Starkrimson pears, peeled, cored and wedged
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups Flour
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 10 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Walnut to garnish

Preparation

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F. 
  2. Grease the bottom and sides of a round pan with 2 tablespoons of butter. 
  3. Sprinkle with brown sugar. 
  4. Brush pear wedges with lemon juice and arrange in the bottom of pan.
  5.   Combine flour with baking powder, salt and cinnamon. 
  6. Set aside.  Using an electric mixer, beat remaining butter with sugar until light and fluffy.  Stir in eggs and vanilla. 
  7. Add flour mixture and milk in alternating order slowly, beating over low speed after each addition. 
  8. Spoon batter evenly over pears in pan. 
  9. Bake for 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.  Let cool for 30 minutes before inverting over serving platter. 
  10. Decorate with walnut and serve.  Serves 8.

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