Thursday, May 08, 2008

Caramel pear cake

2 cups flour
2 tsp baking soda
2 tsp cinnamon
3/4 tsp ground nutmeg
1/2 tsp cloves
1/4 tsp salt

1 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 cup oil
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
1 tsp almond flavoring (opt)
3 cups chopped ripe pears

Sauce caramel

Mix the dry ingredients in a large bowl.

In a second bowl, mix the sugar and oil well. Beat in the eggs, followed by vanilla and flavoring. Stir in the pears.

Stir the dry ingredients into the wet until just mixed.

Pour batter into non-stick round cake pan.

Bake in preheated oven at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes or until a knife inserted in the cake comes out clean. Let the cake cool before cutting. Serve with warm caramel sauce poured over the top.

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