Maple Syrup Cake


1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
1 cup sugar
2 eggs, beaten
1 cup maple syrup
1/2 cup hot water
2-1/2 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
2/3 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon ginger


Cream butter with sugar. Add beaten eggs and maple syrup. Sift together dry ingredients and add, alternating with hot water. Bake in greased angel food cake pan for about 50 minutes at 350 degrees F. Cover with vanilla or maple icing and garnish with pecan or walnut halves.


Makes 12 servings.


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A bummer for me,,, My 12 year

A bummer for me,,, My 12 year old granddaughter chose this for her birthday cake. Followed directions exactly, The cake had the texture of corn muffins.

Hi, Laura- When cakes come

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Hi, Laura-
When cakes come out crumbly, it can mean that the batter was not stirred enough.