Slice pear into thin strips and scatter in the bottom of a 9×13-inch baking dish. Sprinkle brown sugar over pear slices, slide tray into oven and heat to 350°F.
In medium bowl, whisk eggs and sugar until light and slightly thickened.
Whisk in oil, milk and almond extract.
Stir dry ingredients into wet mixture, make sure to scrape sides and incorporate everything.
Remove pear dish from oven, pour batter over fruit and put tray back in oven.
Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until cake is golden brown on top.
Let cool for five minutes, then place cutting board on top.