Maple-Gingerbread Layer Cake with Salted Maple-Caramel Sauce
Maple-Gingerbread Layer Cake with Salted Maple-Caramel Sauce
  • prep: 1 hr
  • cook: 3 hr
  • total: 4 hr
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  • Summary

    In this delicious dessert, tender spice cake is layered with maple-sugar frosting, candied pecans, and a salty-sweet caramel sauce

    Ingredients

    • 3/4 cup pecan halves, toasted
    • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup (preferably Grade B)
    • Coarse kosher salt
    • 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons Chinese five-spice powder
    • 1 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1/2 teaspoon coarse kosher salt
    • 1/3 cup chopped crystallized ginger (1 1/2 to 2 ounces)
    • 1 cup maple sugar
    • 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
    • 2 large eggs
    • 3/4 cup hot water
    • 2/3 cup mild-flavored (light) molasses
    • 1 1/3 cups chilled crème fraîche
    • 1 1/3 cups chilled heavy whipping cream
    • 1/2 cup maple sugar
    • 6 tablespoons powdered sugar
    • Salted Maple-Caramel Sauce
    • Ingredient info: Chinese five-spice powder-a spice blend that usually contains ground fennel seeds, Sichuan peppercorns, cinnamon, star anise, and cloves-is available in the spice section of most supermarkets. Crème fraîche is sold at most supermarkets and at specialty foods stores.

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 862 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 49 g 75.2%
    • Saturated Fat: 29 g 147.17%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 144 mg 48.02%
    • Sodium: 323 mg 13.45%
    • Calcium: 240 mg 23.99%
    • Potassium: 824 mg 23.54%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 9 mg 49.15%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 101 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 14.57%
    • Sugar: 59 g
    • Protein: 9 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 45.57%
    • Vitamin C 32.54%
    • Vitamin D 6.28%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat10
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs4
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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