Prep Time
11 Mins
Cook Time
35 Mins
Makes 8 to 10 servings

Keep these ingredients on hand in the pantry for a throw-together, rustic dessert.

How to Make It

Step 1

Melt butter in a 12-inch cast-iron skillet over low heat. Sprinkle evenly with brown sugar. Arrange pear slices over sugar; top with raisins, walnuts, and cherries.

Step 2

Stir together cake mix, water, and egg until moistened; pour over pears. Bake at 350° for 35 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.

Step 3

Invert immediately onto a serving platter. Cool before serving.

Step 4

Tip: Make sure pears are well drained before arranging in skillet.

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