Prep 20 mins
Cook 40 mins
What a delicious treat! I found this in Shape Magazine.
- 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
- 2 tablespoons light brown sugar
- 1⁄2 cup light brown sugar
- 3 small red apples, cored and cut into eighths (preferable Macintosh)
- 1 3⁄4 cups whole wheat pastry flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 1⁄2 teaspoons ground ginger
- 1⁄2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1⁄4 teaspoon salt
- 1⁄4 cup canola oil
- 2 eggs
- 1⁄4 cup molasses
- 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, grated
- 1⁄2 cup buttermilk
- Preheat oven to 350 F.
- Place a 10-inch ovenproof skillet over medium heat and add butter.
- Stir in 2 Tbls of the brown sugar.
- Cook 2 minutes until sugar is completely dissolved and the mixture is bubbling.
- Arrange apple slices in a single layer in the skillet and cook 5 minutes.
- Then turn over and cook 5 more minutes. Remove from heat; set aside.
- In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, ground ginger, cinnamon, and salt. Set aside.
- In a large bowl, stir together remaining 1/2 cup brown sugar, oil, eggs, molasses, and fresh ginger.
- Using electric mixer, combine at medium speed for 2 minutes.
- Add half of the flour mixture, then buttermilk, finishing with the remaining flour mixture.
- Pour batter over apples and bake for 25 to 30 minutes.
- Let cool in skillet for 5 minutes.
- Loosen edges with a knife, invert onto a serving platter, and serve warm.