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Herman Plantation Ginger Cake

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1 pound canned sliced pear sauce1 packet gingerbread mix1/2 C. flour1/2 C. water1/4 C. pear juice


Drain pears. Reserve syrup. Butter an 8 x 8 x 2 inch 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 flour, water and juice and beat vigorously with form or spoon until well blended. Spoon batter over pear sections, carefully, and bake 35 to 40 minutes or until done at 350 degree. Do not over bake! 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 Pudding sauce (recipe to follow). Lemon Pudding Sauce: 1 small package Lemon Pudding and Pie filling (not instant); reserved pear juice, measured; and 2 Tbls. 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.