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Molasses Cake


  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup dark or light molasses
  • 1 cup sour milk
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 heaping teaspoons shortening
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour


  1. Combine all ingredients. Pour into 13 x 9-inch baking pan.
  2. Bake in 375 degree F oven approximately 45 minutes.

Cake is very moist and even better 2 days old.

Posted by Lorraine38 at Recipe Goldmine 8/19/2001 12:29 pm

Source: Submitted by Mrs. M. J. Hixenbough to the October 1964 issue of The Workbasket

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