Caramel-Apple Gingerbread

Whip up a warm and spicy dessert with a little help from a Betty Crocker® mix.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 50 min
  • Servings 9

Ingredients

1
box (14.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ gingerbread cake and cookie mix
3/4
cup chunky applesauce
1/2
cup warm water
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1
egg
1/2
cup chopped pitted dates or raisins
1/2
to 3/4 cup caramel topping
2/3
cup whipped cream topping in aerosol can

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In medium bowl, mix gingerbread mix, applesauce, water, butter and egg with spoon until well blended. Stir in dates. Spoon into ungreased 8- or 9-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish.
  • 2 Bake 30 to 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool slightly.
  • 3 Top each warm square of gingerbread with caramel topping and whipped cream.

Expert Tips

Garnish each serving with a sprinkling of chopped dates.

To warm a square of cooled gingerbread, microwave on High for 20 to 30 seconds.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
340
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
35mg
35%;
Sodium
400mg
400%;
Total Carbohydrate
59g
59%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
36g
36%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
6%;
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; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.