Search thousands of recipes reviewed by home cooks like you.

Molasses Sponge Cake

Carol

This is quite an old recipe, and I hope that you will enjoy this one.

Ingredients {{adjustedServings}} servings

Serving size has been adjusted!

Original recipe yields 14 servings

Adjust

Nutrition

Amount per serving ({{servings}} total)

  • Calories:
  • 114 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 1.7 g
  • 3%
  • Carbs:
  • 22.3g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 2.9 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 73 mg
  • 24%
  • Sodium:
  • 110 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Beat egg whites to form moist peaks. Gradually beat in 1/4 cup white sugar and salt. Beat until very stiff and shiny.
  3. Beat egg yolks and 1/4 cup white sugar together until very light and fluffy. Beat in molasses, grated lemon rind and lemon juice. Stir in cake flour. Fold meringue gently into batter. Pour batter into an ungreased 9 inch tube pan.
  4. Bake for 45 minutes. Remove cake from oven, and invert until cool. Loosen edges, and remove cake from pan.
Rate recipe

Your rating

{{ratingWords}}
Cancel
Submit

Reviews

Cj5380
14
4/18/2003

This was a very good cake with something one it. Like suggested I used it for shortcakes. The bowls all came back empty. We did not like it plain. Thank you Carol for sharing. I will never by the packaged little yellow cakes again!

nimbiss
7
1/6/2009

I did not care for this.