Yield: 8 Servings
|2 tablespoons||Butter, melted|
|½ cup||Packed brown sugar|
|2 \N||Bartlet pears, or Bosc, peeled and sliced|
|½ cup||Granulated sugar|
|½ cup||Butter milk|
|¼ cup||Butter, melted|
|¼ cup||Fancy molasses|
|1¼ cup||All-purpose flour|
|¾ teaspoon||Baking soda|
|1 pinch||Ground nutmeg|
|1 pinch||Ground cloves|
Spread butter in 8-inch round cake pan; sprinkle with sugar. Arrange sliced pears, overlapping, in circle to cover pan.
Cake: In bowl, beat egg, sugar, buttermilk, butter and molasses. Stir together flour, ginger, cinnamon, baking soda, nutmet and cloves; stir into buttermilk mixture just until moistened. Pour over pears.
Bake in 375F 190C oven for 50-55 minutes or until tester inserted into centre comes out clean. Let cool on rack for 15 minutes; invert on platter.
Per Serving: about 315 calories, 4 g protein, 10 g fat, 54 g carbohydrate
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