Preheat oven to 350. Grease (use blood orange olive oil) and flour a 9×13 baking pan. Combine dry ingredients in a large bowl. Add wet ingredients and mix by hand until completely incorporated – approximately 3 minutes. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake for 25 – 30 minutes. Let cool and frost.
Cinnamon Pear Buttercream Frosting
2 cups confectioners sugar
½ cup unsalted butter, softened (not melted) – 1 stick
4 oz cream cheese, softened
2 Tbsp milk
1 Tbsp Cinnamon Pear Balsamic Vinegar
Beat butter and cream cheese for a few minutes with paddle attachment on medium speed. Add powdered sugar and mix on low speed until incorporated. Increase speed to medium and add balsamic and milk – beat for 3 minutes until smooth.