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Apple Ginger Upside Down Cake

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Category: Apples

 Ingredients List

  • 3 tb Butter or margarine
  • 1/4 c Firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 tb Finely chopped crystallized
  • -ginger
  • 2 Cooking apples; peeled and
  • -thinly sliced
  • 1 tb Lemon juice
  • 1/2 c Butter or margarine;
  • -softened
  • 1 c Sugar
  • 2 lg Eggs
  • 1 1/2 c All-purpose flour
  • 2 ts Baking powder
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1/2 ts Ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 c Milk
  • 1/2 ts Vanilla extract


Clean cast-iron skillet with soap and water. To prevent rusting, place in a
warm oven or on stove top over medium heat till water evaporates.

Melt 3 tablespoons butter in a 10-inch cast-iron skillet. Remove from heat,
and sprinkle with brown sugar and ginger.

Toss apple slices with lemon juice, and arrange over brown sugar mixture;
set aside.

Beat 1/2 cup softened butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until
creamy; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing
after each addition.

Combine flour and next 3 ingredients; add to butter mixture alternately
with milk, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Stir in vanilla. Spoon
evenly over apples.

Bake at 350° for 35 to 40 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center
comes out clean. Cool in skillet on a wire rack 5 minutes; invert onto
serving plate. Makes 1 (10-inch) cake.

Notes: Select tart, green-skinned Granny Smiths for cakes and pies.

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