Coffee Cake No. 1

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Appears in

The Settlement Cook Book

By Lizzie Black Kander

Published 1903

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  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup strong coffee
  • ½ cup molasses
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon cloves
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg or mace
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup seeded raisins or raisins, 1 teaspoon soda dissolved in currants and citron, mixed, 1 teaspoon warm water


Mix the dry ingredients and sift over the prepared dried fruit. Cream the butter and the sugar, add the egg, beat well; then the molasses, coffee and dissolved soda, then combine the two mixtures and beat well together. Bake in a moderate oven in a well greased pan, dredged lightly with flour.