Apple Molasses Snack Cake

Apple Molasses Snack Cake

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

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

3:10

Hrs:Mins

Makes

16

servings

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.
Makes 16 servings

Nutrition Information:

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