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Upside-Down Apple Gingerbread

Don't expect any leftovers when you take this moist cake to a potluck. People love it because it's a little different and has a wonderful flavor. Try it for your next gathering.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    9 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 large apples, peeled and sliced
  • GINGERBREAD:
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3/4 cup brewed tea

Directions

  • Pour butter into a 9-in. square baking pan; sprinkle with brown sugar. Arrange apples over sugar; set aside.
  • For gingerbread, in a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in egg, then molasses. Combine dry ingredients; add to sugar mixture alternately with tea, beating well after each addition.
  • Pour over apples. Bake at 350° for 45-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before inverting onto a serving plate. Serve warm.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 417 calories, 16g fat (10g saturated fat), 64mg cholesterol, 447mg sodium, 66g carbohydrate (42g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

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