Basic Molasses Cake
|Sifted regular all purpose flour||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Ground cloves||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Soft butter/Margarine||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Molasses||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|All bran/Bran buds||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Buttermilk||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
1. Sift together flour, soda, salt and spices. Set aside.
2. Beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs; beat well. Stir in molasses and All-Bran.
3. Stir in dry ingredients in thirds alternately with buttermilk, beginning and ending with dry ingredients. Spread evenly in greased 10-inch tube pan.
4. Bake in slow oven (325° F.) about 1 hour and 25 minutes or until cake tests done. Cool on wire rack. Serve.