This recipe for Gramma Dykstra's Old Lady Cake, by Kathy Clausing, is from The Clausing Family Cookbook,
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1 1/2 c. sugar 1 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1/2 stick of butter 1/4 tsp. salt 2 eggs 1 c. white flour 1 c. molasses or Karo syrup 1 c. wheat flour 3 tsp. anise seeds 1 c. rye flour 2 c. sour milk (2 tsp. vinegar in milk)
Cream sugar and butter. Mix rest of ingredients. Bake approx. 1 hour @ 350º. Insert toothpick to check. Do not overbake! (Dark pans -50 mins.@ 325º)
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