Upside Down Pear Cake
|Shortening||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Canned pear halves||14 Ounce|
|Brown sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Baking powder||2 Teaspoon|
|Milk||125 Milliliter (1/2 cup)|
Preheat oven to 375 °F (190 °C).
Butter an 8 inch (20 cm) round deep cake pan.
In a saucepan, melt shortening.
Spread over bottom of pan.
Line with pear halves.
Add brown sugar.
Beat egg and milk.
Sift in flour, baking powder and salt, mixing well.
Pour into pan, over pear halves.
Bake in oven 1 hour or so.
Immediately turn out onto a plate.
While cake is still warm, pour fruit coulis into center of pears, if desired.
Garnish with your choice of fruit.