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Pear Upside Down Cake

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Pear Upside Down Cake

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  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cornmeal
  • 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 6 Tbsp. butter (softened, divided)
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. vanilla
  • 2/3 cup buttermilk
  • 1 asian pear (ends trimmed)
  • 3 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup pecans (chopped)
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    1. Preheat oven to 425° F
    2. Butter 9-inch cake pan and set aside. Combine flour, cornmeal, baking powder, salt and cinnamon in large bowl. Place 4 tablespoons softened butter, along with sugar, in the bowl of the KitchenAid® Stand Mixer with Flat Paddle attached. Mix on Speed 4 until combined and fluffy, 3-4 minutes. Add eggs, vanilla and buttermilk and mix until just combined, about 1 minute. Fold this mixture into the flour mixture. Do not over mix.
    3. Attach Vegetable Sheet Cutter Attachment to KitchenAid® Stand Mixer. Insert food holder into center of one end of pear and secure onto attachment. Insert food skewer through pear, up to first mark. Attach Thick Blade to attachment. Position bowl under blade to catch pears. Turn Stand Mixer to Speed 2 and position blade against pear to process.
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