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Very ripe pears make this cake ultramoist. Adding fruit to your dessert recipes adds a natural sweetness and seasonal flavor that's sure to please your guests.

Recipe by Southern Living September 2002


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Makes 12 servings


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  • Toss together pears and 1 tablespoon sugar; let stand 5 minutes.

  • Beat eggs, 2 cups sugar, and oil at medium speed with an electric mixer until blended.

  • Combine flour, salt, and baking soda, and add to egg mixture, beating at low speed until blended. Fold in pears, chopped pecans, and vanilla extract. Pour batter into a greased and floured 10-inch Bundt pan.

  • Bake at 350° for 1 hour or until a wooden pick inserted in center of cake comes out clean. Remove from pan, and drizzle Caramel Glaze over warm cake.