Apple Molasses Snack Cake

Bake this delicious apple cake made using Gold Medal® all-purpose flour – perfect for snacks.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 3 hr 10 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking powder
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2
teaspoon ground ginger
1/4
teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4
teaspoon baking soda
1/4
teaspoon salt
3/4
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
cup butter, softened
2
eggs
1/2
cup molasses
1/2
cup buttermilk
1 1/2
cups chopped peeled baking apples (1 1/2 medium)
1 1/2
cups powdered sugar
1/4
cup butter, softened
2
tablespoons buttermilk
1/2
teaspoon vanilla

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 8-inch square pan with shortening; lightly flour.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix 1 3/4 cups of the flour, the baking powder, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, baking soda and salt. In medium bowl, beat brown sugar and 1/2 cup butter with electric mixer on medium speed 3 minutes or until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, one at a time. On low speed, beat in molasses. Add flour mixture to butter mixture alternately with 1/2 cup buttermilk, beating after each addition just until smooth. Mix remaining 1/4 cup flour and the apples. Fold into batter. Pour into pan.
  • 3 Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely on cooling rack, about 2 hours.
  • 4 In medium bowl, beat powdered sugar, 1/4 cup butter, 2 tablespoons buttermilk and the vanilla with electric mixer on medium speed 2 minutes or until smooth. Frost cake. Sprinkle with additional nutmeg, if desired. Cut into 4 rows by 4 rows.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
280
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
),
Sodium
190mg
190%;
Total Carbohydrate
45g
45%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.