Spice Cake with Caramelized Pears and Maple Buttercream

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Ingredients

2 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoons grated nutmeg
1/4 teaspoons ground cloves
1 cup whole milk
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
2 sticks unsalted butter (softened)
2/3 cups granulated sugar
2/3 cups dark brown sugar (packed)
5 large eggs
2 1/4 pounds bosc pears (or Bartlett, about 5)
1/2 sticks unsalted butter
1 tablespoon granulated sugar
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons brandy
4 large egg whites (at room temperature 30 minutes)
1/2 teaspoons cream of tartar
1/4 teaspoons salt
1/4 cups maple sugar
1 1/3 cups pure maple syrup (preferably Grade A dark amber)
1 pound unsalted butter (cut into tablespoons and softened)
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NutritionView more

920Calories
Sodium15%DV360mg
Fat89%DV58g
Protein18%DV9g
Carbs32%DV95g
Fiber16%DV4g

PER SERVING *

Calories920Calories from Fat520
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat58g89%
Saturated Fat35g175%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol240mg80%
Sodium360mg15%
Potassium380mg11%
Protein9g18%
Calories from Fat520
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate95g32%
Dietary Fiber4g16%
Sugars63g126%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.