Gateau De Sirop

Sep 14, 2016
This dessert is basically a cajun syrup cake. It is flavored with terrific seasonings such as cinnamon, allspice, and ginger. These combine with molasses and raisins, creating a sweet cake that everyone will enjoy!
Prep time: 15 minutes   Cooking time: 25 minutes   Serves: 12  


1/2 cup Shortening
2 cup Molasses
2 Whole Eggs
2 cup AllPurpose Flour
1 teaspoon Cinnamon
1 teaspoon Allspice
2 teaspoon Ginger
1 cup Raisins
1 teaspoon Baking Soda
1 cup Boiling Water
1/4 teaspoon Salt


1: In a bowl, dredge raisins with a little flour and set aside.
2: In a another bowl, cream shortening and molasses.
3: Beat in eggs one at a time.
4: In a third bowl, combine flour, cinnamon, allspice, ginger and salt.
5: Add raisins to flour mixture.
6: Pour molasses mixture into flour mixture.
7: In a large measuring cup, dissolve baking soda in boiling water and add to mixture.
8: Stir until smooth.
9: Pour into greased and floured oblong baking pan and bake at 350 degrees until cake comes away from sides of the pan (about 30 minutes).

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