Molasses Layer Cake

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Appears in

The Settlement Cook Book

By Lizzie Black Kander

Published 1903

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  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon soda, dissolved with 1 cup sour milk
  • 1 cup New Orleans molasses
  • cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon cloves


Mix the flour and spices. Cream butter and sugar, add eggs and molasses and the flour and milk alternately. Bake in a moderate oven in two layers. Frost with Boiled Icing. Add one cup of chopped raisins.