Old-Fashioned Gingerbread Ring

“This is a recipe from one of the first cookbooks my Mom gave me when I got married. It comes from McCall's Dessert Discoveries, cookbook #7 of 19 books.”
READY IN:
45mins
SERVES:
8-10
YIELD:
1 Ring
UNITS:
Metric

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Make Gingerbread Ring:.
  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  3. Grease and flour a 5-1/2 cup round mold.
  4. Into medium bowl, sift flour with baking soda, salt, and spices. Set aside.
  5. In large bowl, using portable electric mixer, beat egg with molasses, butter, and 1/2 cup hot water until well combined.
  6. Gradually beat in flour mixture, beating until smooth.
  7. Turn into prepared round mold; bake 25 minutes, or until cake tester inserted in center comes out clean.
  8. While gingerbread bakes, make Apple Filling.
  9. Apple Filling:.
  10. Fold applesauce and sugar into whipped cream, to combine well. Refrigerate until serving.
  11. Let gingerbread cool in pan 10 minutes. Then turn out, and serve warm, or let cool completely on wire rack.
  12. Fill center of ring with Apple Filling, and serve.

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