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Irish Molasses Cake

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Tags: baking, fall, sweets, winter

  • Prep time: 10 minutes
  • Cook time: 40 minutes
  • Servings: 9

Ingredients

  • 1 cup molasses
  • ½ cup butter
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups flour
  • ¼ teaspoons ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon ginger
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 cup very hot water

Directions

Cream together the molasses, butter, sugar, and egg.

Mix the dry ingredients in a separate bowl before combining the wet and dry ingredients together. Stir and add in the very hot water. Batter will be thin.

Pour in a greased and floured 9” square glass pan.

Bake at 350˚F for 30 – 40 minutes.

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