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Old Fashioned Molasses Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Old Fashioned Molasses Cake, by , is from The Heyboer Family Heritage Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Florence McQueen
Added: Friday, July 18, 2008


1/2 c. lard
2 c. sugar
3 eggs
1/2 small bottle molasses
1 c. coffee
2 T. instant coffee
1 tsp. vanilla
2 1/2 c. cake flour
2 c. raisins
2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. allspice
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
1/4 tsp. cloves

Bake in 350 oven for 35 minutes.

To make cake flour:
put 2 level tsp. cornstarch in a one cup measure. Fill and level off with regular flour. Sift together 3 times. This is equal to 1 c. cake flour.




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