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Kana Okada; Styling: Lynn Miller

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
45 mins
total:
1 hr
Yield:
Serves 8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350ºF; grease an 8-inch round cake pan. In a skillet over medium heat, melt 2 Tbsp. butter. Add apple wedges; sprinkle with brown sugar. Sauté 5 minutes, until softened. Pour liquid into cake pan and arrange apple wedges in a single layer.

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  • Sift flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger and cloves. Beat 6 Tbsp. unsalted butter and sugar until fluffy. Beat in egg and molasses. Beat in 1/3 of flour mixture and hot water until smooth; repeat twice. Pour batter into pan; spread evenly over apples.

  • Bake for about 45 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean. Let cool on a rack for about 10 minutes. Run a knife around pan edge to loosen, then invert cake onto a serving plate. Let cool to room temperature before serving.

Nutrition Facts

330 calories; fat 12g; saturated fat 8g; protein 4g; carbohydrates 53g; fiber 2g; cholesterol 57mg; sodium 234mg.
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