Cranberry Pear Upside Down Spice Cake


  • 1 spice box cake mix (substitute Bella Oliva Roasted Walnut Oil for the vegetable oil)
  • 2 pears
  • 1- 9oz jar Cranberry Chutney
  • 1/3 cup Bella Oliva Cranberry Pear White Balsamic
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp orange juice


  1. Prepare 9×13 baking dish by greasing bottom and sides of dish, lining with parchment and lightly greasing parchment. Peel, core and thinly slice pears. Lay in concentric circles covering the bottom of the cake pan.
  2. In small bowl combine cranberry chutney, cranberry pear white balsamic and brown sugar. Stir until thoroughly mixed, spoon evenly on top of pears.
  3. Prepare cake mix as directed on package EXCEPT substitute ½ of the liquid required with molasses then use the remaining liquid as stated in recipe. Substitute Roasted Walnut Oil for the vegetable oil. Pour batter into baking dish. Bake as directed on package. Cool 10 minutes. Turn out on serving dish and remove parchment

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