Pear Upside-Down Cake

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A swoon-worthy dessert...Sweet pears, fluffy cake & a layer of caramel!

Camille C.
Camille C.

10 minutes

Prep time

45 minutes

Cook time

506 cal.

Per serving


Oven, Stovetop, Pot (small), Whisk, Peeler, Cake pan


Sugar (granulated)

Step 1

Bring the butter to room temperature. Preheat the oven to 325°F. Add half of the sugar to a small pot over medium-low heat. Add a splash of water.

Step 2

Add a pinch of salt. Stir & let cook until the sugar starts to caramelize.

Step 3

Grease a round cake pan.

Butter (unsalted)

Step 4

Add 2 tbsp of butter to the caramel. Mix to combine. Pour into the greased cake pan.

Butter (unsalted)
Sugar (granulated)

Step 5

In a mixing bowl, whisk together a pinch of salt with the remaining butter & sugar.


Step 6

Crack & whisk the eggs into the bowl.

Flour (all-purpose)

Step 7

Add the flour. Mix to combine.


Step 8

Peel, core & slice the pears into thin wedges.


Step 9

Decoratively arrange the pears over the caramel in the cake pan.

Step 10

Carefully spread the cake batter over the pears. Bake for 30-40 min at 325°F.

Step 11

Remove the pan from the oven. Cool slightly. Use the tip of a knife to loosen the cake from the sides of the pan. Place a serving plate over the pan. Swiftly flip over the cake. Serve & enjoy!

Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy506 cal.
Fat26 g
Carbohydrates60 g
Protein7 g
Fiber3 g

On average, one serving of the recipe "Pear Upside-Down Cake" contains 506 Energy, 26 g of Fat, 60 g of Carbohydrates, 7 g of Protein, 3 g of Fiber.

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Pear Upside-Down Cake