Honey Pear Upside Down Cake - 9/9/04

Honey Pear Upside Down Cake

Topping
1 pear (Bartlet or Anjou), peeled and thinly sliced
1 Tbs all-purpose flour
2 tsp grated orange peel
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 cup honey

Cake
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup honey
1 egg
2 Tbs butter or parave margarine, melted
2 Tbs fresh orange juice

  1. Arrange pear slices in bottom of a greased 9-inch pie pan. Sprinkle with flour, orange peel and cinnamon; drizzle evenly with honey.

  2. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; mix well. In a small bowl, combine honey, egg, butter and orange juice; mix well. Add to flour mixture, stirring until just blended. Spread mixture evenly over pears. Bake at 375°F for 30 to 35 minutes or until browned. Let cool 5 minutes on wire rack; invert onto platter. Serve warm.

Servings: 8

Source: National Honey Board