Caramel-Pear Pudding Cake

Dessert that is ready in just an hour! This delicious pudding cake tops off a delightful meal.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

1
cup all-purpose flour
2/3
cup granulated sugar
1 1/2
teaspoons baking powder
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2
cup milk
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1
can (15 oz) pears, coarsely chopped, drained and liquid reserved
1
tablespoon grated orange peel
Water
3/4
cup packed brown sugar
1/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
quart vanilla ice cream

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  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In medium bowl, mix flour, granulated sugar, baking powder and cinnamon. Stir in milk and melted butter until mixture is smooth. Stir in pears and orange peel. Spread evenly in ungreased 12x8-inch (2-quart) glass baking dish.
  • 2 Add enough water to reserved pear liquid to measure 1 cup; heat to boiling in 1-quart saucepan. Stir in brown sugar and softened butter until melted. Pour hot sugar mixture evenly over batter.
  • 3 Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until top is deep golden brown. Cut into 8 squares; using spatula, place each square upside down on individual dessert plate. Serve warm with ice cream.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In medium bowl, mix flour, granulated sugar, baking powder and cinnamon. Stir in milk and melted butter until mixture is smooth. Stir in pears and orange peel. Spread evenly in ungreased 12x8-inch (2-quart) glass baking dish.
  • 2 Add enough water to reserved pear liquid to measure 1 cup; heat to boiling in 1-quart saucepan. Stir in brown sugar and softened butter until melted. Pour hot sugar mixture evenly over batter.
  • 3 Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until top is deep golden brown. Cut into 8 squares; using spatula, place each square upside down on individual dessert plate. Serve warm with ice cream.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Perfectly softened butter will still hold its shape but not melted butter.

To dress up this pudding cake, garnish with pieces of orange peel.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
470
(
Calories from Fat
150),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
16%
(Saturated Fat
10g,
10%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
55mg
55%;
Sodium
220mg
220%;
Total Carbohydrate
76g
76%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
57g
57%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 4 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
5
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.