Gingerbread Apple Cobbler With Lemon Sauce

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Recipe by Digitoes

Just in time for Fall, this is the one recipe I HAVE to make every Fall. Don't let the large amount of ingredients. (Sometimes I speed things up by using 2 cans of apple pie filling instead of the apples, brown sugar, lemon juice and cinnamon.) It's great with hot cider. Adding a scoop of vanilla ice cream puts it over the top. =)

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. 1. CAKE.
  2. 2. Combine apples, brown sugar, 1 cup water, lemon juice and cinnamon. Cover and cook til apples are tender.
  3. 3. Beat together the sugar, egg, buttermilk, mollasses and oil. Set aside.
  4. 4. In a big bowl, stir together flour, baking soda, baking powder, spices, and 1/4 tsp salt.
  5. 5. Add the egg mixture to the dry mix and beat til smooth.
  6. 6. Combine cornstarch and 1 T cold water. Stir into apple mixture.
  7. 7. Pour into a 1 1/2 qt casserole. Spoon gingerbread mix atop apples.
  8. 8. Bake 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
  9. 9. (Can cook apple mixture in MW. Cook on High for 10-12 minutes, stirring 3 times during cooking.).
  10. 10. While cake is cooking make the Lemon Sauce.
  11. 11. LEMON SAUCE Makes 1 cup.
  12. 12. In saucepan mix sugar, cornstarch, nutmeg, and dash salt. Gradually stir in 1 cup water.
  13. 13. Cook and stir over low heat until thickened. Stir half of the hot mixture into egg yolks; return to pan.
  14. 14. Cook and stir 1 minute. Remove from heat; blend in the butter, lemon peel and lemon juice. (When grating lemon peel, make sure you don't include any of the bitter white part).
  15. 15. Spoon over hot gingerbread cobbler.

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