Cakes and Frostings
Fresh Ginger Apple Cake
Fresh ginger root brings spice and aroma to this dense cake featuring crisp Golden Delicious apples.
- ½ cup (1 stick) Challenge European Style Unsalted Butter, softened
- ¾ cup sugar
- ¼ cup molasses
- 2 large eggs
- ¼ cup minced fresh ginger root
- ½ cup buttermilk
- 1¾ cup all-purpose flour
- ¾ teaspoon salt
- ¾ teaspoon baking soda
- 1¾ cup cored, peeled and chopped apples (Golden Delicious)
1Preheat oven to 350°F.
2Generously butter a 9-inch square baking pan.
3Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
4Beat in molasses, eggs and ginger. Combine flour, salt and baking soda.
5Blend dry mix alternately with the buttermilk into butter mixture.
6Stir in apples.
7Pour batter into the prepared pan.
8Bake for 35-40 minutes or until center tests done.