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  Categories: Penndutch, Cakes
       Yield: 1 servings
       1 c  Sugar
       1 c  Molasses
     1/2 c  Butter or other shortening
       3 c  Flour
       1 c  Milk, sour
       2 t  Ginger
       2 t  Cinnamon
       1 t  Cloves
     1/4 t  Nutmeg
       2 ea Egg, well beaten
       1 t  Soda
       1 x  *dissolved in:
     1/4 c  Water, boiling
   Cream the shortening and sugar, aadd the eggs and molasses, and mix
   well. Sift the flour and spices, and add alternately with the milk to
   the first mixture. Stir in the dissolved soda. Pour into well-greased
   cake pan and bake at 350-F 30 minutes.
   Source:  Pennsylvania Dutch Cook Book - Fine Old Recipes, Culinary
   Arts Press, 1936.