Friday, 19 October 2012

Apple Gingerbread Cake

                     Apple Gingerbread Cake

                                          
                                            

Ingredients:

Apple Layer:

  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 large apples, peeled and sliced

Gingerbread Ingredients:
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 2 cups 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 hot water

Directions:
  •  Pour butter into a 9-in. square baking pan; sprinkle with brown sugar.
  •  Arrange apples cut side up in a single layer over sugar; set aside.
  •  For gingerbread, in a large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in egg. Beat in molasses.
  •  Combine dry ingredients; add to sugar mixture alternately with hot water, beating well after each.
  •  Pour over apples. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 to 50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
  •  Cool for 10 minutes before inverting onto a serving plate.

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