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Try this gingerbread cake -- it's flavors are perfect for the holidays.

Source: Martha Stewart Living, November 1998


For the Gingerbread Cake:

For the Poached Pears:

For the Cinnamon Cream:


To make the Gingerbread Cake:

To make the Poached Pears:

To make the Cinnamon Cream:

To assemble the dessert:

Cook's Notes

Bake the gingerbread and poach the pears a day ahead; whip the cream and slice the pears when you're ready to assemble the cake.

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How would you rate this recipe?
  • MS10310508
    14 DEC, 2016
    The gingerbread was dry and tasteless. Is there an ingredient missing? Molasses perhaps? It didn't taste like gingerbread at all.

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