Maple-Gingerbread Layer Cake with Salted Maple-Caramel Sauce

Maple-Gingerbread Layer Cake with Salted Maple-Caramel Sauce
19 Ingredients
  • 3/4 cup pecan halves, toasted
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup (preferably grade b)
  • Coarse kosher salt
  • 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chinese five-spice powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse kosher salt
  • 1/3 cup chopped crystallized ginger (1 1/2 to 2 ounces)
  • 1 cup maple sugar
  • 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup hot water
  • 2/3 cup mild-flavored (light) molasses
  • 1 1/3 cups chilled crème fraîche
  • 1 1/3 cups chilled heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup maple sugar
  • 6 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • Salted maple-caramel sauce
  • Ingredient info: chinese five-spice powder—a spice blend that usually contains ground fennel seeds, sichuan peppercorns, cinnamon, star anise, and cloves—is available in the spice section of most supermarkets. crème fraîche is sold at most supermarkets and at specialty foods stores.
Nutrition
832
42% daily value
8 servings
                                       
                                            vegetarian
     

Fat

73% 48

Saturated

127% 25

Trans

- 1

Monounsaturated

- 15

Polyunsaturated

- 4

Carbs

32% 97

Carbs (net)

- 95

Fiber

8% 2

Sugars

- 63

Sugars, added

- 56

Protein

17% 8

Cholesterol

55% 166

Sodium

15% 350

Calcium

19% 187

Magnesium

25% 104

Potassium

15% 698

Iron

23% 4

Zinc

27% 3

Phosphorus

25% 176

Vitamin A

44% 395

Vitamin C

1% 1

Thiamin (B1)

35% 0

Riboflavin (B2)

39% 1

Niacin (B3)

17% 3

Vitamin B6

22% 0

Folate equivalent (total)

32% 127

Folate (food)

- 24

Folic acid

- 60

Vitamin B12

13% 0

Vitamin D

260% 39

Vitamin E

10% 1

Vitamin K

3% 4

Sugar alcohols

- 0

Water

- 104
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