Frosted Maple Gingerbread Cake

Total Time
50mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 35 mins

Each year, as the end of winter approaches, the farmers of Vermont begin the process of making maple syrup. It is a technique that was taught to them by Native Americans, who have been making maple syrup for thousands of years. Here is a tasty cake from Shelburne Farms in Vermont.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. TO MAKE THE CAKE:.
  2. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  3. In a bowl, combine the egg, maple syrup, sour cream and melted butter; blend well.
  4. In a second bowl, sift together the flour, ginger, baking soda, and salt and mix well. Combine the liquid and dry ingredients until they are well blended.
  5. Pour the batter into a greased and lightly floured 8 x 8 inch baking pan and bake for 35 minutes or until the cake pulls away from the sides of the pan.
  6. Transfer to a serving dish and let cool before frosting. Makes 10 servings.
  7. TO MAKE THE FROSTING:.
  8. In a bowl, combine all of the frosting ingredients. Mix until smooth. Spread over the cooled gingerbread.
  9. Burt Wolf * Eating Well.

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A delicious dessert from the New England chapter of the United States Regional Cookbook, Culinary Arts Institute of Chicago, 1947.

mollypaul September 24, 2006

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