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8 servings
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Meal Types:
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Pear Upside-Down Cherry-Almond Cake

Fresh pears and a cherry-almond cake pair up for a moist cake and tasty treat.



  1. Pre-heat oven to 375 °F (190 °C).
  2. Spray cake pan with non-stick spray and add margarine. Put in preheating oven until margarine melt.
  3. Remove from oven and sprinkle brown sugar evenly over the bottom.
  4. Cut thin slices of pear and arrange at bottom of cake pan.
  5. Mix remainder of ingredients starting with dry and adding wet last.
  6. Mix until combined and pour on top of pears in cake pan.
  7. Bake 35-40 minutes, until toothpick comes out clean.
  8. Let cake cool in pan 10 minutes, then invert onto cake plate.
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Way too many carbs and sugar for Atkins, and especailly for induction. Sorry!
09 Jun 10 by member: ctlss
This is NOT Atkins friendly-sorry!
Cake was OK. Not really moist and terribly hard, not soft as a cake should be. Won't be making it again. Sorry. Great idea but doesn't cut it.
28 Mar 10 by member: The Next Number


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Nutrition summary:

There are 321 calories in 1 serving of Pear Upside-Down Cherry-Almond Cake.
Calorie break-down: 12% fat, 77% carbs, 10% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 40
Calories 321
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 4.48g 7%
  Saturated Fat 1.147g 6%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.41g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 0.778g  
Cholesterol 80mg 27%
Sodium 518mg 22%
Potassium 234mg  
Total Carbohydrate 64g 21%
  Dietary Fiber 2.9g 12%
  Sugars 37.26g  
Protein 8.68g  
Vitamin A 54% Vitamin C 16%
Calcium 138% Iron 87%
of RDI*
(321 calories)
16% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (78%)
Fat (12%)
Protein (10%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories