Apple Gingerbread Recipe

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Apple Gingerbread Recipe

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A slice of spicy gingerbread fresh from the oven will warm you up on a wintry day! The apples are a nice variation and really add to the flavor.
Recommended: 12 Days of Pancakes
MAKES:
20-24 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES:
20-24 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 4 to 5 cups sliced peeled tart apples
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar, divided
  • 1 cup dark molasses
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup boiling water

Directions

Arrange apple slices in a greased 17x11x1-in. pan. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup sugar. Bake at 350° for 5 minutes. Remove from oven.
In a small bowl, mix remaining sugar with molasses and butter until smooth. Mix in eggs.
In a large bowl, combine flour, baking soda, ginger, cinnamon, cloves and salt. Add molasses mixture and beat until smooth. Add boiling water and mix. Pour batter over apples and spread evenly in pan.
Bake for 30 minutes or until cake tests done. Yield: 20-24 servings.
Originally published as Apple Gingerbread in Bountiful Harvest Cookbook 1994, p73

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 183 calories, 4g fat (3g saturated fat), 28mg cholesterol, 151mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (23g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

  • 4 to 5 cups sliced peeled tart apples
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar, divided
  • 1 cup dark molasses
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  1. Arrange apple slices in a greased 17x11x1-in. pan. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup sugar. Bake at 350° for 5 minutes. Remove from oven.
  2. In a small bowl, mix remaining sugar with molasses and butter until smooth. Mix in eggs.
  3. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking soda, ginger, cinnamon, cloves and salt. Add molasses mixture and beat until smooth. Add boiling water and mix. Pour batter over apples and spread evenly in pan.
  4. Bake for 30 minutes or until cake tests done. Yield: 20-24 servings.
Originally published as Apple Gingerbread in Bountiful Harvest Cookbook 1994, p73

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jmkasprak User ID: 2880256 39572
Reviewed Nov. 13, 2012

"This was a very interesting cake. The apples on the bottom were a surprise to hubby and nephew. It was moist and delicious. I made this in a 9x13 pan."

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