Herman Plantation Ginger Cake

Ingredients & Directions

1 lb Canned Sliced Pear Sauce*
1 pk Gingerbread Mix
1/2 c Herman
1/2 c Water
1/4 c Pear Juice

*We weren’t quite sure what sliced pear sauce would be, so we just used
sliced pears instead. It still tasted good.

Drain pears. Reserve syrup. Butter an 8″ x 8″ x 2″ baking pan generously.
Arrange pear slices in circle around pan bottom and pour 1/4 C. pear juice
over the pear sections.

Empty mix into bowl and add Herman, water and juice and beat vigorously
with form or spoon till well-blended.

Spoon batter over pear sections, carefully, and bake 35 to 40 mins. or
until done at 350 deg.

Do not overbake! Cool on rack for 10 minutes; run knife blade around cake
edge to loosen and invert cake over plate. Serve warm with whipped cream
and lemon sauce (recipe to follow).

LEMON PUDDING SAUCE: 1 sm. pkg. Lemon Pudding & Pie filling (not Instant);
reserved pear juice, measured; and 2 Tbs. Butter

Mix ingredients according to package except use 1/4 C. less sugar to
prepare the mix. Cook pudding according to directions; add butter and cool
slightly. Thin with rest of pear juice.

FROM: Karen Cozatt, Courtesy of LEE SACK (JDBF28B).


1 Servings

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