Southern Okie Gourmet Pear Lovebird Cake

Posted by Gina Hollingsworth on 02/10/2016

Southern Okie Gourmet Pear Lovebird Cake

3 cups all-purpose flour

2 packages cream cheese, softened (8 oz.)

1 Southern Okie Gourmet Pear Spread (9 oz.)

2 cups granulated sugar

2 cups powdered sugar

1 cup pecans, chopped

1 cup banana, mashed

1 cup vegetable oil

3 eggs, beaten

½ cup butter, softened

2-½ teaspoons vanilla extract

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

 

Preheat oven 350°. 

Combine flour, baking soda, salt, granulated sugar, and cinnamon in large bowl. 

Add eggs and oil, stirring until dry ingredients are moist. 

Stir in 1-½ teaspoons vanilla, pear spread, pecans, and bananas.

Pour batter into two greased and floured 9 inch heart-shaped cake pans. 

Bake for 25 – 30 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.  

Cool in pans for 10 minutes; remove and cool completely.

Frosting:

Beat together cream cheese and butter until creamy.  Mix in 1 teaspoon vanilla, and gradually stir in powdered sugar. 

Spread cream cheese frosting between layers and on top and sides of cake.