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  Categories: Cakes
       Yield: 8 Servings
       1 c  Flour
     2/3 c  White sugar
   1 1/2 ts Baking powder
     1/2 ts Cinnamon
     1/4 ts Salt
         ds Cloves
     1/2 c  Milk
      16 oz Can pears
            -drained and chopped
     1/2 c  Chopped pecans
     3/4 c  Brown sugar
     1/4 c  Butter or margarine
     3/4 c  Boiling water
            Ice cream or
            Whipped cream
    In a large mixing bowl, stir together flour, white sugar, baking powder,
   cinnamon, salt and cloves.  Add milk; beat until smooth. Stir in pears and
    Turn into an ungreased 2 quart casserole. In a separate bowl combine brown
   sugar, butter and boiling water; pour evenly over batter. Bake in a 375
   oven for 45 minutes. Serve immediately with ice cream or whipped cream.