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Print This Delicious and Healthy Apple Berry Gingerbread Cake Recipe

Apple Berry Gingerbread Cake Recipe

The combined flavors of apple, blackberry and gingerbread, make this recipe simply irresistible. Gingerbread served with a bit of whipped cream or drizzled with caramel glaze.

Grandma's Apple Berry Gingerbread Cobbler and one Gala apple

10 medium Gala Apples, peeled and chopped
2 cups blackberries or any berry of your choice
1 box (14.5 ounces) gingerbread cake and cookie mix
1/2 cup All purpose flour
1 cup Granulated white sugar
1 Tablespoon Cinnamon
1 cup Oats

Caramel Glaze

4 Tablespoons Butter
1/2 cup Packed light brown sugar
pinch of salt
1/2 cup Heavy cream

Oven Temp ~ 350°
Baking Time ~ 40 -
Cake Pan Type ~ 9" x 13" Baking Dish
Apple Gingerbread Cake Recipe Directions:

Preheat the oven.
In a large mixing bowl combine the chopped apples, berries, cinnamon, sugar and flour. Mix thoroughly to coat all apples and berries. Pour into baking dish.

In a separate bowl combine the dry gingerbread mix with 1 cup water and oats, stir until all is moist.
Layer the gingerbread mixture on top of the apples and berries.
Bake Apple Gingerbread Cake for allotted time or until toothpick inserted into center of topping comes out clean.

Remove from oven and let Apple Berry Gingerbread Cake set for about an hour to cool before serving.

Caramel Glaze Directions:
In a medium saucepan over medium-low heat, melt the butter. Add sugar and cook, stirring constantly for 1 minute. Add the salt and cream, bring to a boil over medium heat. Continue cooking and stirring for 2 minutes. Cool for 15 to 20 minutes before drizzling glaze over apple gingerbread cake.

Recipe Note: Makes about 1 cup of caramel glaze.
12 Servings
Nutrition facts:
Serving Size 190 g
Calories 376
Calories from Fat 78
Total Fat 8.7g 13%
Saturated Fat 3.7g 18%
Cholesterol 17mg 6%
Sodium 283mg 12%
Total Carbohydrates 72.8g 24%
Dietary Fiber 4.7g 19%
Sugars 52.1g
Protein 3.4g
Vitamin A 5% • Vitamin C 13% • Calcium 7% • Iron 13%

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When Baking with Butter:

Room temperature butter in the cake batter is one of the biggest cake baking mistakes. In fact, butter must be below 68° to trap air molecules and build structure. Otherwise, the fat will liquefy and the cake will be flat. To get “cool” butter, cut the chilled butter into chunks and let it sit in a bowl for 5 minutes before beating.

When Mixing Cake Batter:

You cannot over beat the eggs, sugar and butter, but you can over beat the flour. If you do, gluten will form and you will be making a quick bread instead of layer cake. Beat the flour just until there are no visible signs of dry flour, but not until the batter is completely smooth.

Cake Flour:

Cake flour is milled from soft wheat that has a lower gluten content and higher starch content than all-purpose flour. It helps to ensure a fluffy texture in cakes and pastries. A substitute for cake flour is to use all-purpose flour, but reduce the amount by 2 tablespoons per cup.

Green Food:

The food choices that we make every day have a profound effect on the environment. From farm to spoon, growing our food, processing it and transporting it all use tremendous amounts of energy, water and chemicals. By making just a few small changes in our eating and buying habits, we can greatly reduce this impact. When we eat green, we help the environment by reducing global warming pollution and help ourselves by eating fresh and healthy food. Eat local from farmers in your own neighborhood!