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This gingerbread-based cake is both festive and homey.

Source: Martha Stewart Living, December/January 1997



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  • MS12461565
    6 JAN, 2014
    Made this recipe the day before for our family dinner on Christmas day 2013. Cold and one day old, (this is a cake that probably benefits from a day in the fridge), it was a great hit even though I intended to serve it with vanilla ice cream which I forgot to bring along. My father-in-law would have gladly added more ginger to the recipe but he seemed to appreciate it never-the -less. I found the flavours to be well balanced and delicous. Definitely a keeper!
  • aussiekk
    31 DEC, 2011
    Fantastic! I've never eaten a cake with molasses in it and was initially put off by the smell during cooking. Use good quality pears and all melts together in a delicious caremalized experience.

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