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Plantation Cake

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Ingredients
  Shortening 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Packed brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Water 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Light molasses 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Baking soda 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Lemon sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Cream cheese spread 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Or Topping)
  Cream cheese topping 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

Heat oven to 350°.
Grease square pan, 8 X 8 X 2 inches.
Beat shortening and sugar in small mixer bowl 5 minutes on high speed, scraping bowl occasionally.
Mix in flour and salt.
Press half of the sugar mixture evenly in bottom of pan.
Mix water, molasses and soda; pour half over sugar mixture in pan.
Sprinkle with half of the remaining sugar mixture.
Pour remaining molasses mixture over top; sprinkle with remaining sugar mixture.
Bake 35 to 40 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Sugar

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