Molasses Cake

Molasses Cake

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"Serve warm with ice cream, frosted with cream cheese, or all by its lonesome. This cake is always a treat."

Ingredients

servings 298 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 298 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 9.7 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 49.7g
  • 16%
  • Protein:
  • 3.8 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 227 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Sift together salt, cinnamon, cloves, ginger, flour, and baking soda.
  2. Cream shortening and sugar gradually, then add molasses and eggs. Mix in sifted ingredients. Stir in hot coffee; batter will be thin.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 minutes. Cool.
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My grandmother used to make a cake very much like this when I was growing up. It is a very moist and not overly sweet cake. I substituted hot water for the coffee and it it came out well.

Excellent! Made this recipe because of a special request from my Dad. He asked me to make a molasses cake and I found this one. Glad I did, he loved it! Don't mind the bad review here, this c...

After reading the reviews of this recipe, I didn't know what to think. Nevertheless, I made it and loved it! I don't know why you would make a molasses cake if you didn't like molasses, but even...