Spiced Oat Pear Cake

Spiced Oat Pear Cake

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 1

    large can (29 ounces) Bartlett pear halves in syrup

  • 1

    cup quick cooking oats

  • ½

    cup butter

  • 1

    cup light brown sugar, packed

  • ½

    cup granulated sugar

  • 2

    eggs

  • 1

    teaspoon vanilla extract

  • cups all-purpose flour

  • 1

    teaspoon baking soda

  • ½

    teaspoon salt

  • 1

    teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ¼

    teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 3

    tablespoons melted butter

  • ¼

    cup light brown sugar, packed

  • ¼

    teaspoon nutmeg

Directions

Drain pears and reserve 1 1/4 cups of the syrup. In a saucepan, heat pear syrup to the boiling point. Pour hot syrup over oats in a bowl and let stand for 20 minutes. In a mixing bowl cream 1/2 cup butter with 1 cup brown sugar and the granulated sugar until light and fluffy. Blend in eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Add vanilla. Sift together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg. Add to the creamed mixture along with oat mixture. Blend well. Pour batter into a greased and floured 9-inch square baking pan. Bake at 350° for 35 to 40 minutes, or until a wooden pick or cake tester inserted in center comes out clean. Cut each pear half lengthwise into 4 wedges. Arrange pear wedges on top of the baked cake. Combine the 3 tablespoons melted butter with 1/4 cup brown sugar and 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg; spread over the pears Place cake under broiler for about 2 minutes or until pears are hot and glazed. Serve warm with ice cream.


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