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Molasses Layer Cake

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Ingredients
  Shortening 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Sugar 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Eggs 3
  Molasses 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  All purpose flour 2 3⁄4 Cup (44 tbs)
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Cream shortening well; add sugar gradually, beating until light and fluffy.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating thoroughly after each addition.
Add molasses and mix well.
Sift in dry ingredients alternately with milk, beating until smooth.
Pour into 2 round 9-inch layer-cake pans lined on bottom with wax paper.
Bake in preheated moderate oven (350°F.) for 35 to 40 minutes.
Cool.
Spread Fluffy Molasses Frosting between layers and on top and sides of cake.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cinnamon
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

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