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Gingerbread Apple Cobbler

gingerbread apple cobbler
  • (4 medium) tart apples, peeled and sliced
  • (1 cup) water
  • (1/2 cup) packed brown sugar
  • (1 Tbsp.) lemon juice
  • (1/4 tsp.) ground cinnamon
  • (1) egg
  • (1/4 cup) sugar
  • (1/2 cup) buttermilk
  • (1/4 cup) molasses
  • (2 Tbsp.) canola oil
  • (1 cup) all-purpose flour
  • (1/2 tsp.) baking powder
  • (1/2 tsp.) baking soda
  • (1/2 tsp.) ground ginger
  • (1/4 tsp.) salt
  • (1/4 tsp.) ground nutmeg
  • (2 tsp.) cornstarch
  • (1 Tbsp.) cold water

Gingerbread Apple Cobbler

Sweet apple cobbler baked with a spiced gingerbread topping.

Preparation Time
About 35 minutes
Cook Time
About 25 minutes


  1. 1Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray an 8x8 in. baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. 2Place a large saucepan over High heat. Add apples, water, brown sugar, lemon juice and cinnamon. Bring to a boil, then cover and simmer on medium-high 8-10 minutes. Set aside off heat.

  3. 3In a medium bowl, whisk together egg, sugar, buttermilk, molasses and oil. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, ginger, salt and nutmeg. Add to egg mixture, stir to combine.

  4. 4In a small bowl, whisk together cornstarch and cold water, add to apples. Pour into prepared baking dish, top with gingerbread mixture.
  5. 5Bake 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean. Enjoy!

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1/8 of dish

Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories 247
  • Total Fat 5 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 50 g
  • Protein 3 g
  • Cholesterol 27 mg
  • Sodium 200 mg
  • Fiber 2 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Dessert

Recipe Subcategory: Cobblers and Crisps

Recipe Ethnicity: N/A

Dietetic Info:
  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: No

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Eggs, Dairy

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.