Frosted Molasses Cream
|Shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Egg||1 , well beaten|
|Light molasses||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Strong black coffee||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Hot, Coffee Infusion)|
|Flour||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
Thoroughly cream shortening and sugar; add egg and molasses and mix well.
Add coffee and sifted dry ingredients.
Beat until smooth.
Pour into a well greased pan 9"x13".
Bake at 350° F. for 25 minutes.
While warm, frost with confectioners' frosting.
Cut in squares.
Makes 1 1/2 dozen.