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Perfect Pear Upside-Down Cake
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  • Summary

    Serve this cake either warm or at room temperature. Using walnut oil, which contains omega-3 fatty acids, helps cut down on butter and gives the cake a rich flavor.

    Ingredients

    • 2 tablespoons (1/4 stick) unsalted butter
    • 3/4 cup packed light-brown sugar
    • 3 Bosc pears, peeled, halved, cored, and cut into 18 wedges
    • 1 cup all-purpose flour, spooned and leveled
    • 1 cup whole-wheat flour, spooned and leveled
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
    • 1 cup reduced-fat buttermilk
    • 1/4 cup walnut oil
    • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
    • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce

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    Nutritional Info
    ESHA
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 233 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 7 g 11.25%
    • Saturated Fat: 2 g 9.7%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 7 mg 2.24%
    • Sodium: 244 mg 10.18%
    • Calcium: 65 mg 6.54%
    • Potassium: 154 mg 4.39%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 7.49%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 38 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 13.59%
    • Sugar: 19 g
    • Protein: 4 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Vitamin A 1.67%
    • Vitamin C 3.2%
    • Vitamin D 0.05%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq