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    Jim Bob's Chocolate-Molasses Cake

    Jim Bob's Chocolate-Molasses Cake. Photo by wife2abadge

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    1 hrs

    15 mins

    45 mins

    wife2abadge's Note:

    Rich and delicious, I got this from a cookbook of blue-ribbon winning recipes.

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    1. 1
      Combine the sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a large bowl and stir with a whisk to blend.
    2. 2
      Add the eggs, milk, molasses, oil, and vanilla and beat for 2 minutes.
    3. 3
      Add the water and stir it into the batter by hand.
    4. 4
      Pour the batter, which will be very thin, into a greased 9x13-inch baking pan and bake at 350 degrees for 35-45 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
    5. 5
      Remove from the oven and let cool on a wire rack.
    6. 6
      To make the frosting, combine the butter, peanut butter, and cream cheese in a large bowl and beat until fluffy.
    7. 7
      Slowly add the confectioners' sugar, beating to form a smooth frosting.
    8. 8
      Add the milk 1 tsp at a time until the frosting reaches the desired spreading consistency.
    9. 9
      Frost the cake and let it sit for 30 minutes before cutting.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 28, 2009


      I have been searching for the "perfect" chocolate molasses cake and this one comes pretty darned close. So moist and delicious with rich chocolately color and a pronounced molasses flavor. The peanut butter frosting is interesting and different but good!

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    Nutritional Facts for Jim Bob's Chocolate-Molasses Cake

    Serving Size: 1 (133 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 20

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 458.5
    Calories from Fat 198
    Total Fat 22.0 g
    Saturated Fat 7.8 g
    Cholesterol 47.6 mg
    Sodium 382.6 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 62.5 g
    Dietary Fiber 2.1 g
    Sugars 44.8 g
    Protein 6.9 g

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