Sift together flour, soda, salt and spices
Cream together the shortening and molasses
Stir in 1/4 cup of flour mixture
Beat in the egg
Mix milk and vinegar and add to batter alternately with remaining flour mixture.
Beat batter half minute in strokes around bowl.
If using Mary Ann pan, fill the center with sliced peaches; if baked in regular layer cake pan, split cake or just put peaches on top. In either case, top with whipped cream.
Heat oven to 375º
Bake 30 min. In well greased , lightly floured, 8” “Mary Ann” cake pan or in an 8” round layer cake pan
Cool 5 min. Then turn out on wire rack to cool.