Chocolate And Molasses Cake Recipe

Summary

Servings8Cuisine
Course

Ingredients

 Cocoa powder1 Tablespoon (Regular Not Instant)
 Butter1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Sugar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Egg1 Large
 Flour1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Baking soda2 Teaspoon
 Molasses2 Tablespoon
 Warm milk1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 190 Calories from Fat 63

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g11%

Saturated Fat 4.2 g20.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 42.5 mg

Sodium 357.6 mg14.9%

Total Carbohydrates 29 g9.5%

Dietary Fiber 1.3 g5%

Sugars 9 g

Protein 4 g7.9%

Vitamin A 4.3% Vitamin C

Calcium 2.9% Iron 9.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Blend cocoa powder with 3 tablespoons hot water and let cool.
Beat butter with sugar until light and fluffy.
Gradually add the egg, beating well.
Mix in cocoa and butter.
Sift flour with baking soda.
Mix molasses with warm milk.
Fold flour and molasses alternately into the creamed mixture.
Line the bottom of a 9 inch round glass baking dish with waxed paper.
Pour mixture into prepared dish.
Cook on simmer setting for 7 minutes and then on highest setting for 3 to 4 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
Cool for 5 minutes before removing from dish.
Decorate with halves of candied cherries.
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