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.

Molasses Cake
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Servings:
12
Yield:
1 to 9 - inch square cake

Ingredients

  • ½ cup shortening

  • ½ cup packed brown sugar

  • 1 cup molasses

  • 2 eggs

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ½ teaspoon ground cloves

  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger

  • 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 cup hot, brewed coffee

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.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

298 Calories
10g Fat
50g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 298
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 12%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 227mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 50g 18%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 24g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 75mg 6%
Iron 3mg 16%
Potassium 465mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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