Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 25 mins

From the Mississippi Valley chapter of the United States Regional Cookbook, Culinary Arts Institute of Chicago, 1947.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400F and grease baking pans.
  2. Mix first three ingredients together and cool.
  3. Add molasses and eggs; mix well.
  4. Sift remaining ingredients together.
  5. Add to first mixture gradually.
  6. Spread batter in pans to a thickness of about 1/2 inch.
  7. Bake until mixture springs back when pressed lightly with finger, about 25 minutes.
  8. Baking time depends upon thickness.
  9. When cool, frost with white icing and cut into squares.

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