Pearadise Torte


Cake Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons Sue Bee® Honey
  • 1 package yellow cake mix
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/3 cup margarine or butter
  • 3 eggs

Filling Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup Sue Bee® Honey
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 cup reserved canned pear liquid
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup pears
  • 1 cup coconut
  • 1/2 cup pecans
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 Tbsp. margarine or butter

Frosting Ingredients

  • 2 cups whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar


Cake Directions

  • Heat oven to 350 F.
  • Grease and flour two 8 or 9 inch round cake pans.
  • Mix all above ingredients until blended and beat at high speed for 2 minutes.
  • Pour into prepared pans and bake for 25 to 35 minutes, or until center is done.
  • Cool in pan 15 minutes.
  • Remove from pan and cool completely.

Filling Directions

  • In a saucepan, combine cornstarch, pear juice, orange juice and SueBee Honey.
  • Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly.
  • Continue cooking and stirring for 1 minute.
  • Blend small amount of mixture with egg yolk.
  • Add to saucepan, blending well.
  • Cook just until bubbly, stirring constantly.
  • Cool completely.

Frosting Directions

  • Beat the frosting ingredients until firm peaks form. (Do not overbeat.)
  • Slice each cake layer in half to make 4 layers.
  • Spread filling between each layer as you put the cake layers together.
  • Frost entire cake with frosting and refrigerate at least 2 hours before serving.
Aunt Sue's Pro Recipe Tip: For every 1 cup of sugar, substitute 1/2 to 2/3 cup honey.
Aunt Sue's® Pro Recipe Tip: For every 1 cup of sugar, substitute 1/2 to 2/3 cup honey.

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