All Pear Recipes courtesy of Oregon Washington California Pear Bureau


  • 2-1/4 cups flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon each baking powder,
    baking soda
    and ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1/2 cup salad oil

    Stir flour with ginger, baking powder, soda, cinnamon and salt. Blend in brown sugar. Beat eggs slightly; combine with remaining ingredients. Add to dry ingredients; mix thoroughly. Pour into greased and floured 10-inch tube pan. Bake at 350 F. 45 to 50 minutes or until cake tests done when tested with wooden pick. Serve warm with Orange-Glazed Pears.

    Orange-Glazed Pears: Core and slice 2 fresh winter pears. Combine 1 can (6 oz.) fresh orange juice concentrate, 1/4 cup sugar and 1 tablespoon sherry. Add pears; simmer until tender and glazed. Arrange pear slices around and on top Ginger Cake. Spoon remaining glaze over cake.

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