Sunday, September 20, 2015

Upside-Down Pear Apple Buttermilk Cake

Upside-Down Pear Apple Buttermilk Cake

I made this dessert from the fresh picked pears from our backyard tree and store brought apple. I have tried this apple and pears cake the day before. This is the good desert for me. The dessert pairs pears and apple make crunchy and moist fruity taste.

 Source: Canadian Living 


  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened, room temperature
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  •  2 cups apple and pears peeled, cored, cut into 1/4 inch cubed.(282 gram)
Buttermilk Cake
  •  1/6 cup (2 tbsp + 2 tsp)  sugar
  •  1/6 cup(2 tbsp + 2 tsp) brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 egg, room temperature
  •  3/4 cup all purpose flour
  •  1 tsp vanilla
  •  1/2 cup butter milk
  •  1/4 tsp salt
  •  1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp baking powder


    1. Preheat oven to 350 degree F.
    2. Greased and lined parchment in 9x3x2 inch baking pan.
    3. Toss apple and pear slices with lemon juice and lemon zest, set aside.


    1. Melt butter in a sauce pan, On low heat.
    2. Add brown sugar, stirring until smooth.
    3. Cook over law heat, stirring constantly for 3 minutes.
    4. Remove pan from the stove, allow to cool for 5 minutes.
    5. Pour half of caramel into prepared baking pan.
    6. Arrange apple and pear slices on top of sugar mixture, set aside.
    Buttermilk Cake: 
    1. Cream the butter, gradually add brown sugar and granulated sugar, beating well at medium speed of an electric mixer. 
    2. Beat in eggs and vanilla.
    3. Sift together flour, baking powder baking soda and salt.
    4. Add half of flour mixture and beat on low speed, until blended.
    5. Beat in butter milk, then add remaining flour mixture, until all combined.
    6. pour batter over pear and apple topping, spread evenly.
    7. In a middle track of the oven, bake 40 minutes, until golden brown and tester comes out clean. 
    8. Let it transfer the cooling track for 5 minutes.
    9. Invert a plate over cake tray and invert onto plate.
    10. Remove parchment paper.
    11. Spread remaining caramel over the cake.
    12. Cut into slices, serve warm or cool.


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