Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 35 mins

This is delicious! Had this recipe ever since I learned how to bake.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream sugar with Crisco, then add molasses.
  2. In a separate bowl, combine dry ingredients, then add to creamed ingredients.
  3. Add eggs and milk.
  4. Mix thoroughly.
  5. Pour into greased baking pans and bake at 375 degrees for 35 minutes.


Most Helpful

Great texture, though next time I will add far more spice as there wasn't really enough for us. Thanks!

Tina and Dave January 21, 2006

We really enjoyed this delicious cake! As recommended by the previous reviewer, I doubled the spices and it was perfect. I substituted 1/3 c apple sauce for 1/3 c of shortening, and slightly reduced the sugar. In my haste I forgot to add the molasses, and it still turned out fine. I baked it in a 9'X13'' for 30 min, and topped it with vanilla buttercream icing. This will definitely be made again.

Marina K October 29, 2010

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