Apple Gingerbread Cake

Here is a delicious snack cake you might enjoy making in the fall or for Thanksgiving.

1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup molasses
1 egg
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon ginger
1/2 teaspoon cloves
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1 cup buttermilk
2 cups apples, diced

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In large bowl, cream together butter, sugar, and brown sugar. Add molasses and egg and mix well. In small bowl, combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, salt, and nutmeg. Add to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk until thoroughly combined. Fold in diced apples. Spread mixture into a greased 9x9 inch cake pan. Bake for 45-50 minutes until cake tests done when toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Serve with whipped cream. Serves 9-12 
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