Cream butter with eggs, sugar and molasses. Beat well. Add ginger, baking soda and salt. Add buttermilk and flour. Divide dough into 5 parts. Pat each part to fit a 9 inch round cake pan.
Bake in 375 degree oven until browned 10 to 12 mins. for each layer.
Cook dried apples until plump and tender. Mash apples until they are like applebutter. Add sugar and spices. Blend until mixed. Spread apples between layers of cake and on top. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.