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Marbled Apple Spice Cake Recipe

Marbled Spice Cake Recipe

4 cups Sliced apples (peeled and cored)
1 cup Sugar
1 Tablespoon Flour
1 tsp Cinnamon (spice)
2 Tablespoons Butter
2 Tablespoons Water
1 Tablespoon Lemon juice
2 1/4 cups Sifted flour
2 tsp Baking powder
1 tsp Ground ginger (spice)
1/2 tsp Salt
1/2 cup Shortening
1 cup Sugar
2 Eggs
2/3 cup Milk
1/4 cup Molasses
1/4 tsp Baking soda
1 tsp Cinnamon (spice)
1/4 tsp Ground cloves (spice)
1/4 tsp Nutmeg (spice)

Oven Temp ~ 350°
Baking Time ~ 50 -
Pan Type ~ 9 x 13 inch cake pan
Preheat oven, grease and flour cake pan.

Combine first seven ingredients together in a saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until apples are tender. Pour into prepared cake pan. Sift together the 2 1/4 cups flour, 2 teaspoons baking powder, 1 teaspoon ginger and 1/2 teaspoon salt. In a mixing bowl, cream the shortening and sugar together. Add eggs, then beat for 1 minute.
Add alternately the milk and sifted dry ingredients. Place half of the batter in a second bowl. Blend in the last 5 ingredients. To marble, spoon light and dark batters alternately over the apples.
Bake marbled apple spice cake.
Invert onto a serving platter or rack covered with waxed paper. Serve apple spice cake warm, topped with whipped cream or cold, right out of the refrigerator.

12 Servings
Nutrition facts: for Marbled Apple Spice Cake
Serving Size 103 g
Calories 276
Calories from Fat 79
Total Fat 8.8g 14%
Saturated Fat 3.2g 16%
Cholesterol 25mg 8%
Sodium 118mg 5%
Total Carbohydrates 47.5g 16%
Dietary Fiber 1.3g 5%
Sugars 31.3g
Protein 3.0g
Vitamin A 2% • Vitamin C 3% • Calcium 5% • Iron 7%

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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.

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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!