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Ginger adds zing to this moist cake perfect for dessert or afternoon coffee.
Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 9-inch round cake pan; set aside.
Combine flour, brown sugar and ginger in medium bowl; cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Reserve 1/2 cup crumb mixture for topping. Add baking powder, baking soda and salt to remaining crumb mixture in bowl.
Combine buttermilk, maple syrup, egg, maple flavoring and 1 tablespoon grated orange zest in small bowl. Add buttermilk mixture to crumb mixture in bowl; mix just until combined.
Spread batter into prepared pan; sprinkle with reserved topping mixture. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely.
Combine powdered sugar, 1/2 teaspoon orange peel and enough water for desired spreading consistency in small bowl. Drizzle over cooled cake.
*Substitute 1 teaspoon vinegar or lemon juice and enough milk to equal 1/2 cup. Let stand 5 minutes.
**Substitute maple-flavored pancake syrup.
Dietary Fiber: 1g
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