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Old Fashioned Molasses Cake

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  Sifted all purpose flour 4 1⁄3 Cup (69.33 tbs)
  Baking powder 3 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 3 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Light molasses 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Eggs 3 , well beaten
  Hot water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)

Sift the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and spices together and blend thoroughly.
Cream butter; gradually add sugar, creaming until fluffy.
Add molasses gradually, mixing well.
Blend in 1/2 cup of the dry ingredients.
Add eggs in thirds, beating well after each addition.
Beating only until smooth after each addition, alternately add the remaining dry ingredients in fourths and hot water in thirds.
Turn batter into a greased baking pan and spread evenly to edges.
Bake at 350°F 50 minutes, or until cake tests done.
Cool cake completely in pan.
Serve with your choice of dessert sauce.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5525 Calories from Fat 1397

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 159 g244.6%

Saturated Fat 92.7 g463.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 997.3 mg332.4%

Sodium 4605.3 mg191.9%

Total Carbohydrates 966 g321.9%

Dietary Fiber 24.8 g99.4%

Sugars 433.7 g

Protein 78 g155.6%

Vitamin A 100.5% Vitamin C 6.9%

Calcium 253.9% Iron 310.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Old Fashioned Molasses Cake Recipe