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Shoo-Fly Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Shoo-Fly Cake, by , is from The Kauffman Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Nancy Kauffman
Added: Sunday, January 14, 2007


4 c. flour
1 c. brown sugar
1 c. granulated sugar
1 c. shortening
1 tbsp. cinnamon
2 c. warm water
1 tbsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
1 cup molasses

1. Mix first five ingredients together to form a crumbly consistency. Reserve 1 cup of crumb mix for topping.

2. Mix remaining ingredients with the crumb mix and pour into greased 9 x 13 inch pan.

3. Cover with reserved crumbs and bake in a 350 oven for 45 minutes.




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