Friday, August 19, 2011

Saturday, August 19, 1933

Mart almost had a runaway, and hurt his leg. Went back up to Henry's. Rita Mae and I baked a molasses cake. It sure tasted good.

Soft Molasses Cake (Cake with
Molasses Cake
Eat it warm from the oven with a glass of cold milk

Molasses Cake Recipe

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Grease and flour an iron skillet.

To 1 1/2 Cups sifted flour
add 3/4 teaspoon baking soda,
1/2 teaspoon cloves,
and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon.

Sift ingredients three times.

Pour 1/2 cup boiling water
over 1/2 cup butter
and stir until blended.

Add 1 cup molasses,
1 well-beaten egg,
and flour mixture.

Beat only until blended.

Turn into skillet.

Bake until cake springs back when pressed lightly in the center.

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