Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 45 mins

Really easy, moist cake. You can jazz it up with either raisins, nuts, craisins.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (18 ounce) package spice cake mix (I use Duncan Hines or Betty Crocker)
  • 23 cup milk
  • 4 eggs
  • 14 cup molasses
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts (optional)
  • 1 cup raisins or 1 cup craisins or 1 cup dried fruit (optional)
  • Frosting

  • 1 (16 ounce) containerprepared white frosting
  • 2 tablespoons molasses


  1. Cake: Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease and flour 13 x 9 pan.
  3. I use Bakers Joy Spray.
  4. In a large bowl combine cake mix, milk, eggs and molasses (and fruit or nuts if using).
  5. Beat on low for 2 minutes.
  6. Beat on high for 4 minutes.
  7. Pour into prepared pan.
  8. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until center of cake springs back when lightly pressed.
  9. Cool in pan.
  10. Frost when completely cool.
  11. Frosting: In a medium bowl stir molasses into frosting until completely mixed.
  12. Spread on cake.


Most Helpful

Very moist, heavy and tasty! My mom made Molases cake from scratch when I was young, this is a fast and easy version. The spice taste isn't as strong. If you like, add some of your choice... cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger etc... I added dried fruit bits to the mix. I also put a peanut butter frosting on top like mom used to! (powdered sugar, peanut butter and milk) This is comfort food.

Neneldae March 02, 2006

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