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Apple Upside-Down Cake

Makes: 9 servings
Prep 25 mins Cool 25 mins Bake 350°F 55 mins
Apple Upside-Down Cake
Ingredients
  • 1/3  cup  butter, cut up
  • 1/3  cup  packed brown sugar
  • 6  very small red cooking apples (1-1/4 to 1-1/2 lb.), halved, stems removed, cored
  • 1 1/3  cups  all-purpose flour
  • 2/3  cup  granulated sugar
  • 2  teaspoons  baking powder
  • 1  teaspoon  ground ginger
  • 1  teaspoon  ground cinnamon
  • 2/3  cup  milk
  • 1/4  cup  butter, softened
  • 1  egg
  • 1  teaspoon  vanilla
  •  Vanilla ice cream (optional)
Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350F. Place 1/3 cup butter in a 9x9x2-inch baking pan. Place in oven 5 minutes or until butter melts. Sprinkle brown sugar over butter; stir. Arrange 9 apple halves in mixture, cut sides down. Bake in oven 10 to 15 minutes or until bubbly.

2. Meanwhile, peel remaining apples. Coarsely shred; set aside. In bowl combine flour, granulated sugar, baking powder, ginger, and cinnamon. Add shredded apple, milk, 1/4 cup butter, egg, and vanilla. Beat with electric mixer on low until combined; beat on medium 1 minute. Spoon over apples, spread evenly (apple may be exposed; some butter may come to surface).

3. Bake 35 minutes or until wooden toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack for 5 minutes. Loosen edges; invert onto platter. Spoon any topping in pan over top. Cool 20 minutes; serve with ice cream. Makes 9 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Apple Upside-Down Cake)
  • Servings Per Recipe 9,
  • cal. (kcal) 313,
  • Fat, total (g) 13,
  • chol. (mg) 56,
  • sat. fat (g) 8,
  • carb. (g) 47,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 3,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1,
  • fiber (g) 2,
  • sugar (g) 30,
  • pro. (g) 3,
  • vit. A (IU) 437,
  • vit. C (mg) 3,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 1,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 40,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 157,
  • Potassium (mg) 158,
  • calcium (mg) 61,
  • iron (mg) 1,
  • Other Carb () 1,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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