How to Make Apple Gingerbread Recipe

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Apple Gingerbread Recipe Description

Apple and gingerbread are a nice combination. We are certain you and your family will enjoy this old Apple Gingerbread recipe from Grandma’s cookbook collection.

Contributed By: From Grandma Hanley’s Cookbook Collection

Yield: 8 – 10 servings

Did You Know? The only apple native to North America is the Crabapple.

Apple Gingerbread Ingredients

4 cups apples, peeled and sliced

1/4 cup sugar

2 cups all-purpose flour

1/2 cup sugar

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

1 teaspoon salt

1 1/2 teaspoon ginger

1 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

1/4 teaspoon ground cloves

1/3 cup shortening

3/4 cup molasses

1/2 cup water

1 egg, well beaten

Directions How to Make Apple Cake

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 ° F.
  2. First, place the sliced apples in a greased, 9″ X12″ X 2″ baking dish.
  3. Next, sprinkle apples with sugar.
  4. Now, make the gingerbread batter.
  5. Sift dry ingredients together into a large bowl.
  6. Add shortening, molasses, water, and egg.
  7. Beat batter until thoroughly mixed.
  8. Pour batter over the apples.
  9. Bake in the oven for 50 minutes.

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