Pear upside-down cake is a simple but show-stopping dessert, perfect for the holidays or just a regular afternoon. Easy to make, lightly spiced, and topped with sweet, juicy pears, this recipe is always a hit!
Combine the butter, brown sugar, maple syrup, and cinnamon in a small bowl and stir together to form a paste. Use your fingers to eliminate any big chunks of brown sugar. Spread into the bottom of the cake pan.