Thursday, March 18, 2021

Classic Marble Molasses Cake (1959)

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar 
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 cups sifted cake flour
  • 2 tspns baking powder
  • 1/4 tspn salt
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1 tspn cinnamon
  • 1/2 tspn cloves
  • 1/4 tspn ginger
  • 3 tbspns molasses
Set oven at 350 degrees, and grease loaf pan. Cream butter, add sugar gradually, and beat until light and fluffy. Add beaten eggs, and continue to cream.

Next add flour, which has been sifted together with baking powder and salt, alternately with milk. Beat after each addition. Then remove 2/3 of batter from bowl. 

Add spice and molasses to the remaining batter and beat well. Drop by tablespoons into greased loaf pan, alternating light and dark mixture. Bake in moderate oven, 350 degrees, for one hour. 

"Serve plain or with your favorite icing. Nice to serve with coffee or tea, and is good without frosting."

More "Lost" Cake Recipes
Tennessee Plum Cake (1978)
Honey Eight-Egg Bundt Cake (1973)

(Origin - "River Road Recipes" published by the Junior League of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1959. Recipe by Mrs Ralph Duff.)

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