Spiced Pudding Cake

Total Time
25 mins
35 mins

Another find in the TOH magazine. Love that it is a full flavored cake that needs only a dollop of whipped cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon to finish. Serve this cake warm for best results!

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  1. In a large bowl, cream 1/2 cup softened butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg and beat well; then beat in molasses.
  2. Combine flour, baking soda, spices and salt in a small bowl. Add flour mixture to the creamed mixture alternately with the 1 cup of water, beating well after each addition.
  3. Transfer batter to a 9x13" UNgreased baking pan. Sprinkle batter with brown sugar.
  4. In a microwave, heat 1 1/2 cups water and 1/4 c butter, until butter is melted. Carefully pour this mixture over the batter in the pan.
  5. Bake at 350F for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near center comes out clean.
  6. Serve WARM. Garnish with a dollop of whipped cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon.