This lovely cake is excellent served with coffee.

Suzy
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spray one 2 quart baking dish or one 10-inch round cake pan with non-stick cooking spray.

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  • Pour and spread caramel topping to cover bottom of dish. Sprinkle pecans around the outer edge of caramel topping to make a 1-inch border, reserve 1 tablespoon of pecans.

  • Spoon reserved 1 tablespoon pecans over center of dish. Cut pears into 1/4 inch slices; arrange over caramel topping and pecans with small ends toward center.

  • In medium bowl, combine bread mix, water, oil and egg. Stir with spoon until mix is moistened. Pour batter slowly over pears and pecans; carefully spread to cover.

  • Bake for 30 to 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Loosen cake from sides of pan and invert onto serving plate leaving pan over cake for 1 minute. Carefully remove pan. If any topping remains in pan, spoon over cake. Cool for 30 minutes; top with ice cream if desired.

Nutrition Facts

263.8 calories; protein 3.4g 7% DV; carbohydrates 47.8g 15% DV; fat 7.6g 12% DV; cholesterol 15.7mg 5% DV; sodium 224.3mg 9% DV. Full Nutrition

Reviews (4)

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Rating: 5 stars
02/26/2009
this cake was outstanding. my hubby loves pineapple upside down cake but really enjoyed this. i will make it again and yes i do pay attention to other bakers reviews! thank you.... Read More
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6 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 4
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 5 stars
12/06/2004
A friend brought this cake to work and everyone loved it! I plan to make it for Christmas! Easy but fancy. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
02/26/2009
this cake was outstanding. my hubby loves pineapple upside down cake but really enjoyed this. i will make it again and yes i do pay attention to other bakers reviews! thank you.... Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/23/2007
Easy and delicious. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
09/19/2013
Delicious and so easy. I usually bake only cakes from scratch and thought I would try an easy one for a change since I have lots of canned pears on hand. It is great. Read More