Pear Upside-Down Cake

4 reviews

A swoon-worthy dessert...Sweet pears, fluffy cake & a layer of caramel!

Camille C.
Camille C.

10 minutes

Prep time

45 minutes

Cook time

506 cal.

Per serving


Oven, Stovetop, Pot (small), Whisk, Peeler, Cake pan, Knife


Sugar (granulated)

Step 1

Bring the butter to room temperature. Preheat the oven to 325°F. Add half of the sugar to a small pot over medium-low heat. Add a splash of water.

Step 2

Add a pinch of salt. Stir & let cook until the sugar starts to caramelize.

Step 3

Grease a round cake pan.

Butter (unsalted)

Step 4

Add 2 tbsp of butter to the caramel. Mix to combine. Pour into the greased cake pan.

Butter (unsalted)
Sugar (granulated)

Step 5

In a mixing bowl, whisk together a pinch of salt with the remaining butter & sugar.


Step 6

Crack & whisk the eggs into the bowl.

Flour (all-purpose)

Step 7

Add the flour. Mix to combine.


Step 8

Peel, core & slice the pears into thin wedges.


Step 9

Decoratively arrange the pears over the caramel in the cake pan.

Step 10

Carefully spread the cake batter over the pears. Bake for 30-40 min at 325°F.

Step 11

Remove the pan from the oven. Cool slightly. Use the tip of a knife to loosen the cake from the sides of the pan. Place a serving plate over the pan. Swiftly flip over the cake. Serve & enjoy!

Personal notes

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Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy506 cal.
Fat26 g
Carbohydrates60 g
Protein7 g
Fiber3 g

Values are based on an average estimate for one serving. All nutrition information presented on Jow is intended for informational purposes only. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, please consult with a health-care professional.

On average, one serving of the recipe "Pear Upside-Down Cake" contains 506 Energy, 26 g of Fat, 60 g of Carbohydrates, 7 g of Protein, 3 g of Fiber.

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