Better late than never i guess........i need to have more than 24 hours in a 24 hour day to get everything done!
OK, the last recipe for the week and a dessert. I believe next week I'll forgo sweets and get down to the main dish !!
Pear Upside Down Cake
3 fresh pears (1 lb.), peeled
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 tsp. Pumpkin pie spice
1/2 cup Dried cranberries
1 pkg. (2-layer size) yellow cake mix
1 pkg. (3.4 oz.) JELL-O Vanilla Flavor Instant Pudding
1-1/4 cups Water
1/4 cup Oil
2 cups thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping
HEAT oven to 350ºF.
CUT pears lengthwise in half; remove cores, then cut pears lengthwise into 1/4-inch-thick slices. Arrange on bottom of 13x9-inch pan sprayed with cooking spray. Mix sugar and spice; sprinkle over pears. Top with berries.
BEAT next 5 ingredients with mixer until well blended; pour over ingredients in pan.
BAKE 35 min. or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean and cake begins to pull away from sides of pan. Cool 10 min. Run knife around edges of pan to loosen cake. Place large platter over cake; invert cake onto platter. Gently remove pan. Cool cake slightly. Serve topped with COOL WHIP
(Courtesy of Kraft Foods)