Peel, halve, core, de-stem and slice the pears for the top of the cake, taking care to hold the pear’s natural shape.
Dice a pear half for the cake batter. Grease and flour a 9-inch springform pan.
Preheat the oven to 350°. Prepare the cake batter and spread into the pan.
Make the cream cheese filling and pour over the cake batter in the pan. Arrange the sliced pears on top.
Sprinkle with streusel, in between the pears. Sprinkle the cake with cinnamon sugar and bake!