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Molasses Sponge Cake

Rated as 3.5 out of 5 Stars

"This is quite an old recipe, and I hope that you will enjoy this one."
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servings 114
Original recipe yields 14 servings (1 tube cake)


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  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.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 114 calories; 1.7 22.3 2.9 73 110 Full nutrition

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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...

I did not care for this.