Spice Cake with Caramelized Pears and Maple Buttercream

  • Ingredients 24 Count
  • Nutrition 900 Calories
  • Directions 2 Hours

11 servings

Ingredients

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  • 22/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 21/2 tsps baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsps cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp grated nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 2 sticks unsalted butter (softened)
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 2/3 cup dark brown sugar (packed)
  • 5 large eggs
  • 21/4 lbs bosc pears (or Bartlett, about 5)
  • 1/2 stick unsalted butter
  • 1 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tbsps brandy
  • 4 large egg whites (at room temperature 30 minutes)
  • 1/2 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup maple sugar
  • 11/3 cups pure maple syrup (preferably Grade A dark amber)
  • 1 lb unsalted butter (cut into tablespoons and softened)

Directions

BPrep Time1 hr 30 min

BTotal Time2 hr

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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Calories 900 Calories from Fat 520
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 58g 89%
Saturated Fat 35g 175%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol 240mg 80%
Sodium 360mg 15%
Potassium 370mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 90g 30%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 59g
Protein 9g
Vitamin A 35%
Vitamin C 8%
Calcium 20%
Iron 15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Tastes

salty
savory
sour
bitter
sweet
spicy

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