||Herman Plantation Ginger Cake
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).