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Upside-Down Apple Gingerbread

 Upside-Down Apple Gingerbread
Don't expect any leftovers when you take this moist cake to a potluck. People love it because it's a little different and has a wonderful flavor. Try it for your next gathering.
9 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 large apples, peeled and sliced
  • GINGERBREAD:
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 2 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3/4 cup brewed tea

Directions

  • Pour butter into a 9-in. square baking pan; sprinkle with brown
  • sugar. Arrange apples over sugar; set aside.
  • For gingerbread, in a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light
  • and fluffy. Beat in egg, then molasses. Combine dry ingredients; add
  • to sugar mixture alternately with tea, beating well after each
  • addition.
  • Pour over apples. Bake at 350° for 45-50 minutes or until a

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Upside-Down Apple Gingerbread (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10
  • minutes before inverting onto a serving plate. Serve warm. Yield: 9
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 417 calories, 16 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 64 mg cholesterol, 447 mg sodium, 66 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.