Maple Ginger Cake

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This is a popular recipe along the eastern seaboard where maple syrup runs in March.

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
Servings:
20
Yield:
2 to 8 - inch round cakes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cake flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • 3 teaspoons ground ginger

  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

  • ½ teaspoon ground cloves

  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • ½ cup shortening

  • cup packed brown sugar

  • 1 cup real maple syrup

  • cup sour cream

  • 2 eggs

  • cup sour cream

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour two 8 inch round cake layer pans.

  2. Sift together into a bowl; cake flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, ginger, cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg. Add the shortening, brown sugar, maple syrup, and 2/3 cup sour cream. Beat for 2 minutes with an electric mixer set at medium speed. Beat in the eggs and 1/3 cup sour cream and mix for another 2 minutes. Pour batter into prepared pans.

  3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 to 35 minutes, or until cake springs back lightly when touched. Cool for 5 minutes, then remove from pans and continue cooling.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

200 Calories
8g Fat
30g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 20
Calories 200
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 11%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 24mg 8%
Sodium 134mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 11%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 17g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 51mg 4%
Iron 2mg 8%
Potassium 86mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.