Honey-of-a-Pear Cake

Relish this honey and pear cake, spread with a coconut mixture topping – a mouth-watering dessert.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 1 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 9

Ingredients

Cake

1
(15.4-oz.) pkg. Pillsbury® Nut Quick Bread & Muffin Mix*
1
cup shredded or finely chopped peeled pear
1
teaspoon cinnamon
3/4
cup water
1/4
cup honey
2
tablespoons oil
2
eggs

Topping

3
tablespoons butter or margarine
1/4
cup firmly packed brown sugar
3
tablespoons honey
1/4
cup coconut
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour bottom only of 8 or 9-inch square pan. In large bowl, combine all cake ingredients; stir 50 to 75 strokes with spoon until mix is moistened. Pour into greased and floured pan.
  • 2 Bake at 350°F. for 38 to 43 minutes or until top springs back when touched lightly in center and edges start to pull away from sides of pan. Cool 30 minutes on wire rack.
  • 3 Melt butter in medium saucepan over low heat. Add brown sugar and 3 tablespoons honey; cook and stir 1 minute. Stir in coconut. Spread evenly over warm cake.
  • 4 Broil 4 to 6 inches from heat for 1 to 2 minutes or until topping bubbles. Cut into squares. Serve warm or cool. If desired, top each serving with whipped cream and sprinkle with cinnamon.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1/9 of Recipe
    Calories
    370
    (
    Calories from Fat
    120),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    13g
    13%
    (Saturated Fat
    5g,
    5%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    60mg
    60%;
    Sodium
    300mg
    300%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    59g
    59%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    41g
    41%
    ),
    Protein
    5g
    5%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 2 1/2 Fruit; 2 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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