In a bowl, soften butter and cream together with sugar and molasses. Lightly beat egg and blend into mixture. Sift dry ingredients together and add to mixture in segments, scraping the sides of the bowl often. Place balls on a cookie sheet and bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown in a pre-heated 350 degree oven.
Old Fashion Molasses Cake
- * cup butter
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 egg
- 2 cups sifted all purpose flour
- * teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- * teaspoon baking soda
- * teaspoon ground cinnamon
- * teaspoon nutmeg
- * cup soured milk or buttermilk
- 1 cup sorghum
Cream butter and add sugar. Beat egg until light and add to mixture. Sift dry ingredients together and add alternately with liquid to creamed mixture. Stir in molasses. Pour into greased sheet pan and cook in pre-heated oven on 350 degrees for 45 minutes.
For more information on this Soup-to-Nuts dish, please contact Ms. Brenda Scott at Booneville Middle School in Booneville, Mississippi.
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