Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 35 mins

This is a southern recipe passed down from my grandmother. It is exremely delicious and a nice occasional change from the average chocolate cake.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix ingredients well.
  2. grease a 9X13 baking pan.
  3. pour mix into pan.
  4. bake at 350 degrees til golden brown on top.


Most Helpful

very nice and easy recipe. had no baking soda so i was looking for a recipe that was simple, pretty healthy and no baking soda needed. texture was nice. not gooey like brownies at all; dense but not too was still moist. i did cut back on the sugar molasses but next time i wont...i will follow recipe exactly as i feel it could have used it. thanks for sharing...

jennifer in new jersey May 18, 2007

This cake turned out very dense and chewy, more like a brownie. The molasses flavor was very strong the first day, but mellowed out as the days went on. It was very tasty, and even better served with something creamy like vanilla ice cream or yogurt. A little hint though, make sure to use soft butter, and cream with the sugar before adding other ingredients!

mstoos June 06, 2003

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