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Early American Ginger Cakes

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Ingredients
  Cake 1
  All purpose flour 1 2⁄3 Cup (26.67 tbs)
  Baking powder 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Raisins 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 2 , beaten
  Vegetable oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Crisco)
  2% low fat milk 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dark molasses 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Ginger 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄8 Teaspoon
Directions

Heat oven to 375°F.
Place paper or foil liners in 12 medium (about 2 1/2-inch) muffin cups.
For cakes, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and salt in medium bowl.
Stir in raisins.
Combine eggs and Crisco® Oil in small bowl.
Mix well.
Stir in milk and vanilla.
Add molasses.
Mix well.
Stir into flour mixture.
Mix just until moistened.
Spoon evenly into muffin cups.
For spiced sugar topping, combine sugar, cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg in small bowl.
Sprinkle over batter.
Bake at 375°F for 16 to 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean.
Cool.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Everyday

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