Molasses Cake (Not Gingerbread!)

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READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by StephsTreats

Dense, moist, rich, and full of molasses flavor! Almost a brownie in texture; this is a fallen or sunken cake. Try it plain first, before deciding on a frosting (none necessary). This is my husband's favorite cake (unfrosted), and even received rave reviews (and no leftovers!) at a wedding shower I took it to (double recipe and use 3 pans, 30-35 min. bake time), layered with Kittencal's Easiest and Best Caramel Sauce!, and frosted with Cream Cheese Frosting, with strawberry slices in the volcano middle! -- this was VERY RICH, so small portions are essential!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Oven: 325.
  2. Grease 2 8" round pans.
  3. Mix flour, salt, & soda.
  4. Mix butter & sugars, add molasses.
  5. Mix in egg, yolk, and vanilla.
  6. Add dry ingredients; stir in chips.
  7. Bake about 25-30 minutes, until toothpick comes out clean.

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