Pear Cake With Lemon-Honey Cream Cheese Frosting
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Ingredients
  1. 3/4 cup Sue BeeĀ® Honey
  2. 2 teaspoons grated lemons
  3. 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  4. 1 cup powdered sugar
  5. 1/2 cup butter
  6. 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese
  7. 1/2 cup walnuts
  8. 3 cups coarsely grated peeled bosc pears
  9. 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  10. 1/3 cup whole milk
  11. 2 large eggs
  12. 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  13. 3/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  14. 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  15. 1 teaspoon salt
  16. 2 teaspoons baking soda
  17. 1 1/2 cups sugar
  18. 2 cups flour
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 325 F.
  2. Butter and flour two 9-inch cake pans with 1 1/2 inch high sides.
  3. Whisk flour, sugar, baking soda, salt and spices in large bowl.
  4. Make well in center of flour mixture.
  5. Add oil, eggs, milk and vanilla; Whisk just until evenly moistened.
  6. Fold in pears and nuts and divide between pans; Bake cakes for about 45 minutes.
  7. Beat cream cheese, butter, powdered sugar, vanilla and lemon peel in large bowl until fluffy.
  8. Add Sue Bee Honey and beat until smooth.
  9. If frosting is very soft, chill until firm enough to spread.
  10. Place 1 cake layer, flat side up on a platter.
  11. Spread 1 cup frosting on cake.
  12. Top with second layer with flat side down.
  13. Spread remaining frosting over top and sides of cake.
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