PearSauce Cake with Browned Butter Frosting
1/3 cup canola oil
1 1/2 cups brown sugar
3 cups pear sauce
3 cups all purpose flour
2 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. allspice
pinch cloves (optional)
1 tsp. baking soda
2 tsp. baking powder
Beat oil, eggs and sugar together, add pear sauce, stir well.
Add all the dry ingredients and stir just till combined.
Pour into a well greased 10" bunt pan or three greased loaf pans.
Bake at 325* for 50-70 minutes till a knife inserted in center comes out clean.
Watch closely after 50 minutes and don't over bake!
Cool completely then frost.
1/4 cup Butter (no substitutions)
2 T. half and half
1 tsp. Vanilla extract
2 cups powdered sugar
Melt butter in a skillet (cast iron works great, but watch it closely) till it is golden brown 5-10 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in the half and half and vanilla let cool five minutes then add powdered sugar, beat for 2 minutes till smooth and creamy, add a bit more half and half in needed but you want it thick.
Pour over cake, eat immediately or refrigerate.
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