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In preparation for the upcoming Five Days of Fruitcake here on the blog (starting on Friday, 12/20!) I thought I would pull this unusual, and somewhat controversial, fruitcake from our archive! Pork cake made us laugh and it made us cry, but the one thing that it couldn’t do was make us forget about fat chunks. However, this was a solid recipe outside of the chunks....

Technically I suppose these ended up being more of a gingerbread cupcake that a molasses cupcake, but when I started out messing with the recipe for the Molasses Layer Cake I was really focused only one thing: Cupcake. Cupcake, cupcake, cupcake! So in the end, adding the extra spices really wasn’t that big of a concern for me as long as they worked in a cupcake wrapper! ...

It’s time for some good, old-fashioned cake. Molasses cake, to be exact. This week we are going back to the From Ridgewood Kitchens church cookbook for another recipe.  But this time I picked a cake rather than a gelatin because…well…I felt like cake. Print Molasses Layer Cake   Ingredients ½ cup butter or vegetable shortening 1 cup sugar 3 eggs...

From The Lunchbox Cookbook, 1955 Like this:Like Loading......

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