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Honey Gingerbread Cakes with Caramel Apple Topping

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  • 35 min prep time
  • 45 min total time
  • 18 ingredients
  • 12 servings
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These double-decker delights combine spicy-sweet cupcakes with a rich fruit sauce scented with vanilla.

Ingredients

Cakes

1 3/4
cups all-purpose flour
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
1
teaspoon baking soda
2
teaspoons ground ginger
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon ground cloves
1/2
cup butter or margarine, melted
1/2
cup boiling water
1/4
cup honey
1/4
cup molasses
1
egg, slightly beaten

Topping

1/4
cup butter or margarine
1
cup packed brown sugar
5
medium cooking or baking apples, peeled, finely chopped (about 5 cups)
Dash salt
1/2
cup whipping cream
1/2
teaspoon vanilla

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Place paper baking cup in each of 12 regular-size muffin cups. In large bowl, stir together flour, 1/2 cup brown sugar, the baking soda, ginger, cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon salt and the cloves. With spoon or wire whisk, stir in remaining cake ingredients until well blended. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups.
  • 2 Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on cooling rack 10 minutes. Remove from pan; carefully remove paper baking cups from cakes.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in 10-inch skillet, melt 1/4 cup butter over medium-high heat. Stir in 1 cup brown sugar, the apples and dash of salt; cook 4 to 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until brown sugar is dissolved and mixture boils. Boil 10 minutes, stirring frequently, until apples are tender and syrup thickens. Stir in whipping cream. Return to boiling; boil 3 minutes, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and apples look glazed. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla.
  • 4 To serve, cut cakes in half horizontally. Place bottom halves on small dessert plates; spoon a heaping tablespoon topping over each bottom half. Add tops of cakes; spoon a heaping tablespoon topping on top of each, letting topping run down sides and onto plates.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Place paper baking cup in each of 12 regular-size muffin cups. In large bowl, stir together flour, 1/2 cup brown sugar, the baking soda, ginger, cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon salt and the cloves. With spoon or wire whisk, stir in remaining cake ingredients until well blended. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups.
  • 2 Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on cooling rack 10 minutes. Remove from pan; carefully remove paper baking cups from cakes.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in 10-inch skillet, melt 1/4 cup butter over medium-high heat. Stir in 1 cup brown sugar, the apples and dash of salt; cook 4 to 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until brown sugar is dissolved and mixture boils. Boil 10 minutes, stirring frequently, until apples are tender and syrup thickens. Stir in whipping cream. Return to boiling; boil 3 minutes, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and apples look glazed. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla.
  • 4 To serve, cut cakes in half horizontally. Place bottom halves on small dessert plates; spoon a heaping tablespoon topping over each bottom half. Add tops of cakes; spoon a heaping tablespoon topping on top of each, letting topping run down sides and onto plates.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
390
Calories from Fat
140
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
24%
Saturated Fat
9g
47%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
60mg
20%
Sodium
320mg
13%
Total Carbohydrate
59g
20%
Dietary Fiber
1g
6%
Sugars
42g
42%
Protein
3g
3%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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