Total Time
50mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

This recipe was posted by request and is the second out of my Grandmothers 1941 cookbook "New American Cook Book."

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Sift flour and measure.
  2. Sift again with baking powder, ginger, cinnamon, allspice, cloves, nutmeg, soda and salt.
  3. Cream shortening and sugar with 2 tablespoons buttermilk.
  4. Add eggs and mix well; add molasses.
  5. Add dry ingredients and remaining buttermilk alternately to creamed mixture.
  6. Keep covered in refrigerator until ready to bake.
  7. Bake in two 9-inch layer cake pans in moderate oven 350° for 30 minutes.

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