Molasses Cake

Adapted from Secret Family Recipes

  • 2 1/2 c unbleached flour
  • 1/2 c granulated sugar
  • 2 tsps baking soda
  • 2 tsps cinnamon
  • 1 tsp cloves
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1 c molasses
  • 1 c water, hot
  • 1/4 c light margarine, softened
  • 1 whole egg
  • 8 ozs vanilla frosting
Molasses Cake
Preheat oven to 350. Prepare a 9" square dish with cooking spray; set aside. In a mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, and salt. In another mixing bowl, combine molasses, hot water, margarine, and egg. Add mixture to dry ingredients and mix well. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake for 45 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. When cake has cooled, spread with frosting.
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Posted: 4/1/2004
Rated by 4 users (3.50)
WW Points* : 6.68
12 servings
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Amount Per Serving
Calories 315
Calories from Fat 64 (20%)
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Monounsaturated Fat 0.9g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.9g
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 16g 5%
Sodium 241mg 10%
Potassium 11mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate54g 18%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 39g
Protein 3g 4%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.