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Pear Bran Gingerbread
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Pear Bran Gingerbread

Moist and delicate meet crunchy and sweet - and together they make one great cake! This lovely snack cake is bursting with the juicy flavor of ripe, sweet pears and spicy gingerbread. Enriched with All-Bran® cereal and topped with toasted coconut and brown sugar, this cake is a flavor sensation just waiting to be discovered!

Prep Time (min): 30
Total Time (min): 115
Servings 9


  • 1 can (15 oz.) pear halves
  • 1 package (14.5 oz.) gingerbread mix
  • 1 cup Kellogg's® All-Bran® Original cereal
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 3/4 cup Kellogg's® All-Bran® Original cereal
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup flaked coconut
  • 1/4 cup margarine or butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons milk


1. Drain pears, reserving liquid. Cut pears into bite-size pieces. Set aside.

2. In medium mixing bowl, stir together dry gingerbread mix and the 1 cup KELLOGG'S® ALL-BRAN® cereal. Add enough water to reserved pear syrup to measure 1 1/4 cups. Add syrup-water mixture, egg and oil to dry mixture and beat until well blended. Pour into 9 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan coated with cooking spray and floured. Sprinkle pear pieces evenly over batter.

3. Bake at 350° F about 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted near center comes out clean.

4. While cake is baking, prepare topping. In medium mixing bowl, combine the 3/4 cup cereal, brown sugar, coconut, margarine and milk.

5. Spread topping on warm cake. Broil until topping is bubbly and lightly browned, about 1 1/2 minutes. Cool before serving.

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