Total Time
50mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 35 mins

From a 1971 cook book

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Sift dry ingredients (EXCEPT SUGAR) together.
  2. Combine butter & shortening to form 1/2 cup.
  3. Cream butter/shortening mix with sugar.
  4. Add egg, molasses, then dry ingredients that have been sifted together.
  5. Add hot water last & beat until smooth.
  6. The batter is soft, but will make a fined grained cake.
  7. Bake in a greased 12x8-inch pan or 2 sq. 8-inch cake pans at 325F for 30-35 minute.
  8. Best served warm, but also good cold.+.

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