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Molasses Spice Cake

Ingredients
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Molasses 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Sifted all purpose flour 2 1⁄3 Cup (37.33 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground allspice 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Buttermilk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Filling 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Fluffy white frosting 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Cream shortening.
Beat in molasses and egg.
Add sifted flour, baking powder, soda, salt, ginger, and allspice alternately with buttermilk, beating until smooth, beginning and ending with dry ingredients.
Pour into two 8-inch layer pans lined on the bottom with greased wax paper.
Bake in preheated moderate oven (375°F.) for about 30 minutes.
Cool; spread Fruit Filling between layers and Fluffy White Frosting on top and sides.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Caribbean
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Buttermilk
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
65 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 662 Calories from Fat 166

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 g28.9%

Saturated Fat 4.6 g23.2%

Trans Fat 2.2 g

Cholesterol 35.2 mg11.7%

Sodium 533.9 mg22.2%

Total Carbohydrates 118 g39.4%

Dietary Fiber 1.9 g7.5%

Sugars 37.1 g

Protein 8 g15.9%

Vitamin A 1.1% Vitamin C 1.5%

Calcium 21% Iron 30.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Molasses Spice Cake Recipe