Becky has spent her entire career cooking and baking, which are also her favorite hobbies outside of work. For her, time spent in the kitchen not only relieves stress, but is lots of fun as well. Becky’s love for baking began as a child, standing on a chair next her mom, adding ingredients and mixing up dough.
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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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